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Civil Rights in Virginia: Home

This Libguide contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to the fight for civil rights in Virginia.

1963 Protests in Prince Edward County

"Protesters and shoppers outside Southside Sundry, Farmville, Va., July 1963.  The Rev. James "Jimmy" Franklin of Sharon Baptist Church in Cumberland carries 'America is our Jail...' sign. Catherine Scott is at right."

This photo is one of many available from VCU's Freedom Now Project, a collection of digital images from the 1963 protests in Farmville, VA.