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The Five Towns Rally on the Civil Rights Crisis

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The Five Towns Rally on the Civil Rights Crisis

Description

A newspaper advertisement for a rally being held on August 3, 1964 in the Five Towns area of Nassau County

Subject

Nassau County (NY)
Forman, James, 1928-2005

Creator

Five Towns Community Council - Group Relations Committee
The Religious Council of the Five Towns

Source

MichaleWengerCollection.Box2.Folder17

Publisher

Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

Date

c. 1964

Date Created

2013-6-11

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JPEG

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386793 bytes

Language

English

Type

Text

Spatial Coverage

Nassau County (NY)

Text

The Five Towns Rally on the Civil Rights Crisis at George W. Hewlett High School
Everit Avenue off Broadway, Hewlett, L.I.
on Mon. Eve., Aug. 3 - 8:15 P.M.
Lift your voice ... express the community's conscience and concern
For federal protection of civil rights workers now in Mississippi
For equal justice and respect for law in New York City
for equal opportunity in Five Towns

Guests of Honor:
Ossie Davis, star of stage and screen,
James Foreman, executive secretary SNCC. (Students Non-violent Coordinating Committee).
Nathan Schwerner, Father of one of the missing civil rights workers in Mississippi.
Michael Wenger, organizer of the Queens College Student Fast of Protest.
Ralph Edsell, Republican candidate for Congress.
Herbert Tenzer, Democratic candidate for Congress.
Music by Dan Isaacson and Bob Abrams
The Crisis is now! Speak up for equality and human dignity!
Join us on August Third! Bring your friends!
Admission Free!
Sponsors: The Group Relations Committee of the Five Towns Community Council and The Religious Council of the Five Towns

Original Format

Newspaper clipping

Citation

Five Towns Community Council - Group Relations Committee and The Religious Council of the Five Towns, “The Five Towns Rally on the Civil Rights Crisis,” Queens College Civil Rights Archives, accessed May 17, 2022, http://archives.qc.cuny.edu/civilrights/items/show/192.

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