Your Turn to Act For Freedom Civil Rights Leaflet
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Your Turn to Act For Freedom Civil Rights Leaflet

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Atlanta History Center
Title: Your Turn to Act For Freedom Civil Rights Leaflet
Dates: 3 December, 1960
Quantity: 1.0 item
Quantity: Extent: 1 item
Identification: ahc.MSS678F

Biographical/Historical Note

William Stanford Sr. (1933-2005) was employed at the security department at Rich’s department store in Atlanta. During his employment, a civil rights march was held by African American college students, possibly from Atlanta University Center colleges and universities, protesting Atlanta businesses that refused to offer equal treatment in their stores, restaurants, and at their dining counters.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a leaflet, dated 3 December, 1960, obtained by William Stanford Sr., which was distributed for this civil rights march by students attending college at schools within the Atlanta University Center system.


Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations
Civil rights movements--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century
Rich's (Retail store)
Segregation--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Your Turn to Act For Freedom Civil Rights Leaflet, MSS 678F, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Acquisition Information

Gift of William Lee Stanford Jr., 2005 (2005.243)

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2008.


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.