African American students in Tallahassee circuit courtroom.

African American students in Tallahassee circuit courtroom.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/30264
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • African American students in Tallahassee circuit courtroom.

Image Number

  • RC07120

Year

  • 1963

Date Note

  • May 31, 1963.

Series Title

General Note

  • Note in the second row, 6th from the left, with her head turned talking to someone behind her is future Florida State Senator Arthenia Joyner.
  • Accompanying note: "Photographed here is a part of the 220 Negro students who more than filled a circuit court room to face charges of contempt for demonstrating against segregated movie theaters. Circuit Judge Ben Willis ordered the demonstrations halted pending a hearing but the students, from FAMU, ignored the order and picketed one of the two white patronage theaters. Police arrested a total of 257."

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 07777.

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