Reverend C.K. Steele speaking at the FSU anti-war march.

Reverend C.K. Steele speaking at the FSU anti-war march.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/130698
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Title

  • Reverend C.K. Steele speaking at the FSU anti-war march.

Image Number

  • JB00222

Year

  • 1972

Date Note

  • Photographed on May 11, 1972.

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General Note

  • Students standing at the left and facing the camera are identified as: Carl Van Ness, Bill Boyd and George Scott. George Scott later left FSU and moved to NYC where he became the lead guitarist for the punk rock band Contortions. He later played bass for the Raybeats but died of a drug overdose on August 5, 1980.

    Biography Note

  • Buckley's photography focused primarily on civil rights demonstrations, anti-war rallies, anti-nuclear demonstrations, and women's rights demonstrations.

  • Biography Note

  • 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.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 35 mm.

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