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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "African American history"
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St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964

St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964

Date
1964
Description
This film provides extensive footage of the St. Augustine civil rights demonstrations. It shows demonstrations by blacks on the beach in St. Augustine, counter demonstrations by whites, speeches made by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Governor Farris Bryant, and speeches by segregationists such as Reverend Connie Lynch, Richard "Hoss" Manucy, and Klansman J.B. Stoner. It also includes scenes of the highway patrol sent in to assist local law enforcement officials.
Collection
Selma, Alabama Demonstration

Selma, Alabama Demonstration

Date
1965
Description
This film contains footage of the March 1965 voter registration demonstrations in Selma, Alabama. There is sound at the beginning, but the majority of the film is raw footage with no sound. It first shows African American protesters, including students, marching and singing in front of a courthouse. There is footage with sound of Martin Luther King Jr. speaking, followed by scenes of Andrew Young, John L. Lewis and other black leaders. The film also includes scenes around the Edmund Pettus Bridge, including the violent police attack on the marchers shown from a distance. An injured protester is shown being lifted by other protesters and a police officer, and there are several scenes of armed police officers before and after the violence. The film also shows Governor LeRoy Collins arriving to view the march and going to speak with Martin Luther King Jr. President Lyndon Johnson appointed Collins head of the Community Relations Service (CRS) in 1964. At the request of President Johnson, Collins came to Selma on behalf of the CRS to help mediate a solution to the crisis. After the footage from 1965, there is also a fragment from a later piece, also without sound, that includes shots of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and Martin Luther King Sr.
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REVEREND HUDSON - REVEREND C.K. STEELE INTERVIEW

REVEREND HUDSON - REVEREND C.K. STEELE INTERVIEW

Date
1980-05-22
Description
The Rev. Hudson of Bethel Baptist Church in Tallahassee comments on his role in the desegregation battle and the contributions of the Rev. C.K. Steele. He mentions the Tallahassee transportation boycott and discusses Steele's influence on him. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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Reverend Hudson - Reverend C.K. Steele Interview

Reverend Hudson - Reverend C.K. Steele Interview

Date
1980-05-22
Description
The Rev. Hudson of Bethel Baptist Church in Tallahassee discusses the role that church life played in the struggle for desegregation. He comments that the church was the integral element in unifying all the disparate organizations in the civil rights movement and adds additional thoughts on the role of prominent leaders in those organizations. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)

Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)

Date
1979
Description
This film begins with a church function at which a variety of people speak. The Reverend C.K. Steele is in attendance but does not speak. There is footage of a demonstration outside the Capitol, and an interview with FSU President Bernie Sliger, who talks about Steele receiving his honorary doctorate degree from Florida State. Also included is footage of the ceremony at which Steele receives the degree. There is an interview with Steele at his home in Tallahassee. The film ends with segments of an interview with the owner of Speed's Grocery, who discusses racial concerns in Tallahassee during the 1950s and 1960s. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
REVEREND C.K. STEELE

REVEREND C.K. STEELE

Date
1977 (circa)
Description
This is an interview with civil rights activist the Rev. Steele at his home in Tallahassee. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
REVEREND C.K. STEELE

REVEREND C.K. STEELE

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film begins with a demonstration by blacks protesting the shooting of a black man outside Jones' Grocery Store in Tallahassee. The Rev. Steele addresses opponents on the naming of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and the KKK in Tallahassee. There is another demonstration through downtown Tallahassee led by Steele ending on the steps of the Capitol. The Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks at a FAMU banquet. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part III)

REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part III)

Date
1979
Description
The Rev. Steele is introduced at a banquet dinner by Hosea Williams. Most of the film is the introduction, followed by a short speech by Steele. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part II)

REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part II)

Date
n.d.
Description
This film shows an interview with Professor Theodore Hemingway, followed by an interview with the Rev. Steele at his home. There are scenes from a 1978 banquet for Steele during which Jesse Jackson speaks. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
JAKE GAITHER RESIGNATION

JAKE GAITHER RESIGNATION

Date
1970
Description
In a press conference, Florida A&M University president Dr. Benjamin Perry announces Jake Gaither's resignation as athletic director and football coach. Coach Gaither comments on his experiences at FAMU and on passing the torch to Pete Griffin. Dr. Perry, Coach Gaither and Pete Griffin answer questions from journalists. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations, 1964African American history
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Demonstrations
Discrimination
Integration
Governors--Florida
Race riots
Segregation
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Selma, Alabama DemonstrationSelma, Alabama DemonstrationAfrican American history
Civil rights
Civil rights movement
Demonstrations
Voting rights
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REVEREND HUDSON - REVEREND C.K. STEELE INTERVIEW REVEREND HUDSON - REVEREND C.K. STEELE INTERVIEW African American history
Civil rights
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movements
Florida-History-20th century
Integration
Segregation
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Reverend Hudson - Reverend C.K. Steele InterviewReverend Hudson - Reverend C.K. Steele InterviewAfrican American history
Civil rights
Civil rights activists
Civil rights movements
Florida-History-20th century
Integration
Segregation
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Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)Reverend C.K. Steele (Part I)African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights leaders--1940-1980
Civil rights movement
Civil rights movements--Florida--Tallahassee--History--20th century
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REVEREND C.K. STEELE REVEREND C.K. STEELE African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights leaders-1940-1980
Civil rights movement
Civil rights movements-Florida-Tallahassee-History-20th century
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REVEREND C.K. STEELE REVEREND C.K. STEELE African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights leaders-1940-1980
Civil rights movement
Civil rights movements-Florida-Tallahassee-History-20th century
Demonstrations
Protests
White supremacist organizations
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REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part III) REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part III) African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights leaders-1940-1980
Civil rights movement
Civil rights movements-Florida-Tallahassee-History-20th century
Speeches
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REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part II) REVEREND C. K. STEELE (Part II) African American history
Civil rights activists
Civil rights leaders-1940-1980
Civil rights movement
Civil rights movements-Florida-Tallahassee-History-20th century
Interviews
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JAKE GAITHER RESIGNATION JAKE GAITHER RESIGNATION African American history
College sports
Florida A & M Rattlers (Football team)
Football coaches, African American
Historically black colleges and universities
Interviews
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