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

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

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/34855
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Title

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

Image Number

  • RC12420

Year

  • 1956

Date Note

  • December 24, 1956.

Series Title

    Biography Note

  • Reverend C. K. Steele and Reverend Dan Speed protested segregated seating on Tallahassee city buses by sitting in the middle instead of at the back of the bus. This action ended a boycott of nearly seven months, brought on by the arrest of two FAMU women students for sitting beside a white woman. As a result of the boycott, 21 members of the Inter Civic Council were convicted on charges of operating an illegal transportation system set up as a car pool without a franchise.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 07766a.

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