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What They Fought: Resistance to Integration and the Path to the Tallahassee Bus Boycott.

Guests are invited to explore an exhibit focusing on the Tallahassee Bus Boycott of 1956. Using primary source material, Special Collections & Archives provides a look into the social and political climate in the State of Florida leading during the time of the Bus Boycott. Guests can listen to audio recordings of boycott participants and witnesses, including the Reverend C.K. Steele, Daniel Speed and Governor LeRoy Collins. Also on display are documents, ephemera and photographs that provide a deeper context for the events that began to take place in May of 1956.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 -
09:00 to 17:00
Event Location: 
Claude Pepper Library, Claude Pepper Library Reading Room

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