Blog Post: The Tallahassee Bus Boycott Begins (May 1956)

259734
Date
1956 1957
Blog Post: The Tallahassee Bus Boycott Begins (May 1956)

Rev. C.K. Steele, Gov. LeRoy Collins, and the 1956 Bus Boycott

246059
Date
1956
, including Tallahassee. Steele led a boycott of the city-run bus system that lasted primarily from May

REVEREND HUDSON - REVEREND C.K. STEELE INTERVIEW

253260
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Video Details
7:35; color; sound, V-239 BA332; S.1239
Tallahassee Bus Boycott (1956-1958)

Learning Unit: The Civil Rights Movement in Florida

259751
Date
1950 1960 1970
Tallahassee Bus Boycott

African American preachers who protested segregated bus seating - Tallahassee, Florida

34856
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12421
Boycotts--Florida--Tallahassee

Reverend C. K. Steele (on left), and Reverend Dan Speed protesting segregated bus seating in Tallahassee.

34855
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12420
by sitting in the middle instead of at the back of the bus. This action ended a boycott of nearly seven

Seth Gaines and his taxi - Tallahassee, Florida

155147
Date
195-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
N047239
during the bus boycott, he became the first African American to drive buses for the Tallahassee City

Francisco A. Rodriguez, Reverend Daniel B. Speed, and Reverend C.K. Steele walking towards the courthouse in Tallahassee.

35292
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12919
of the main organizers of the Tallahassee bus boycott that began in May 1956. He also helped Dr. Martin Luther

Reverend C. K. Steele (center left), and Reverend Dan Speed (center right), protesting segregated bus seating in Tallahassee.

34854
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12419
on Tallahassee city buses by sitting in the middle instead of at the back of the bus. This action ended a boycott

African American civil rights activists

34862
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12427
Boycotts--Florida--Tallahassee

Francisco A. Rodriguez, Reverend C.K. Steele and Reverend Daniel B. Speed walking towards the courthouse in Tallahassee.

261446
Date
1958
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
TD00502
of the main organizers of the Tallahassee bus boycott that began in May 1956. He also helped Dr. Martin Luther

Reverend Hudson - Reverend C.K. Steele Interview

253261
Date
22-May-80
Collection
Video
Video Details
8:30; color; sound, V-239 BA333; S.1239
Tallahassee Bus Boycott (1956-1958)

Morris Thomas defying segregated bus seating - Tallahassee, Florida

34859
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12424
in protest of the segregated seating. As a result of the boycott, 21 members of the Inter Civic Council were

Segregation protest called off - Tallahassee, Florida

34864
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12429
in protest of the segregated seating. As a result of the boycott, 21 members of the Inter Civic Council were

Segregation protest called off - Tallahassee, Florida

34865
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12430
in protest of the segregated seating. As a result of the boycott, 21 members of the Inter Civic Council were

Segregation protest called off - Tallahassee, Florida

34866
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12431
in protest of the segregated seating. As a result of the boycott, 21 members of the Inter Civic Council were

Segregation protest called off - Tallahassee, Florida

34867
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12432
in protest of the segregated seating. As a result of the boycott, 21 members of the Inter Civic Council were

Segregation protest called off - Tallahassee, Florida

34863
Date
1956
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12428
in protest of the segregated seating. As a result of the boycott, 21 members of the Inter Civic Council were

Reverend C. K. Steele at the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church - Tallahassee, Florida

34871
Date
1957
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC12436
in protest of the segregated seating. As a result of the boycott, 21 members of the Inter Civic Council were

View looking northwest at the construction of the C.K. Steele Plaza in Tallahassee, Florida.

233718
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
TDI137
C.K. Steele Plaza is named for the pastor of Bethel Baptist Church who led the city bus boycott

View looking west at the construction of the C.K. Steele Plaza in Tallahassee, Florida.

233734
Date
1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
TDI121
C.K. Steele Plaza is named for the pastor of Bethel Baptist Church who led the city bus boycott

View looking west at C.K. Steele Plaza in Tallahassee, Florida.

233638
Date
Not before 1985
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
TDI269
C.K. Steele Plaza is named for the pastor of Bethel Baptist Church who led the city bus boycott

Statue of C.K. Steele by artist David Lowe at the plaza in Tallahassee, Florida.

233721
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
TDI134
C.K. Steele Plaza is named for the pastor of Bethel Baptist Church who led the city bus boycott

Tallahassee Civil rights leader Reverend C.K. Steele delivering a speech in an auditorium - Tallahassee, Florida.

130809
Date
Between 1969 and 1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00383
of the main organizers of the Tallahassee bus boycott that began in May 1956. He also helped Dr. Martin Luther

Tallahassee Civil rights leader Reverend C.K. Steele delivering a speech in an auditorium - Tallahassee, Florida.

130810
Date
Between 1969 and 1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00384
of the main organizers of the Tallahassee bus boycott that began in May 1956. He also helped Dr. Martin Luther

Tallahassee Civil rights leader Reverend C.K. Steele delivering a speech in an auditorium - Tallahassee, Florida.

130813
Date
Between 1969 and 1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00389
of the main organizers of the Tallahassee bus boycott that began in May 1956. He also helped Dr. Martin Luther

Reverend C.K. Steele delivering speech to crowd during the "Free Bill Johnson" rally in Frenchtown - Tallahassee, Florida.

130642
Date
1971
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00155
of the main organizers of the Tallahassee bus boycott that began in May 1956. He also helped Dr. Martin Luther

Reverend C.K. Steele speaking to crowd during the "Free Bill Johnson" rally in Frenchtown - Tallahassee, Florida.

130643
Date
1971
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00156
of the main organizers of the Tallahassee bus boycott that began in May 1956. He also helped Dr. Martin Luther

View showing the Tallahassee Civil rights leader Reverend C.K. Steele standing at the right in an auditorium.

130795
Date
Between 1969 and 1976
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
JB00357
of the main organizers of the Tallahassee bus boycott that began in May 1956. He also helped Dr. Martin Luther

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