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State Archives of Florida
Tallahassee Civil Rights March.
Series/Collection number: N2008- 14, Photographic collection, 1969-1976 ; Box 1, M000016B
African American civil rights workers--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee
Civil rights demonstrations--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee
Civil rights movements--Florida--Leon County--Tallahassee
African Americans--Political activity
African American clergy--Political activity
African Americans--Civil rights
Civil rights leaders
At the left is Rev. James Orange.
Accompanying note: "2nd from left: Rev. David Brooks, Rector of St. Michael and All the Angels Episcopal Church. 3rd from left: Rev. R.N. Gooden, Pastor of St. Mary Primitive Baptist Church. 4th from left: Rev. Charles Kenzie Steele, Pastor of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and First Vice president of the SCLC under Dr. King."
Reverend Charles Kenzie Steele was born on February 17, 1914 in Bluefield, West Virginia. He moved to Tallahassee in 1952 and started preaching at the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Reverend Steele was one of the main organizers of the Tallahassee bus boycott that began in May 1956. He also helped Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. organize the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957. Reverend Steele died from bone marrow cancer in 1980 at the age of 66 in Tallahassee.
Buckley's photography focused primarily on civil rights demonstrations, anti-war rallies, anti-nuclear demonstrations, and women's rights demonstrations.
Subject - Person
Chicago Manual of Style
Buckley, John Charles, 1945-2008. Tallahassee Civil Rights March. 1971. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/130649>, accessed 24 May 2022.
Buckley, John Charles, 1945-2008. Tallahassee Civil Rights March. 1971. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 24 May. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/130649>.
AP Style Photo Citation
(State Archives of Florida/Buckley)