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Library & Walgreen Sit-ins, Fair

*Black students of Tougaloo Southern Christian College are arrested for using the Jackson Municipal Library. Capt. J.L. Ray shown. Scene changes to Jackson State College where students have gathered in protest to library arrests. More footage of library arrests. Scene changes to Walgreen lunch counter sit-in. (possibly Hollis Watkins wearing sunglasses & Curtis Hays) Ray makes arrests. Scene changes to fairgrounds. (Oct. '61) Police talk to crowd of blacks. Police with dogs chase blacks at area behind Old Capitol. Additional: Libraries, Demonstrations, Segregated Facilities, Jackson Police Dept.

03/00/1961

Reel D06 LCN 86
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