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1. Downtown Baton Rouge
State Level Significance
First Louisiana Sit-Ins of Modern Civil Rights Movement -- 1960 Kress Building
3. Third Street Facade
4. Main Street Facade
5. The Sit-In Movement
6. Non-Violent Direct Action
7. Well-behaved & non-violent no matter what
9. Baton Rouge Sit-Ins March 28, 1960
10. Seven Southern students peacefully challenge segregated lunch counter
11. Weapons Search of Protester Felton Valdry
12. Paddy wagon – jail transport – on the right
14. Southern President Felton G. Clark
15. Withdraw or stay in school?
16. Importance of Sit-Ins
17. Garner vs. Louisiana December 1961 Thurgood Marshall & A. P. Tureaud
18. Exceptional Significance Only four years shy of 50 year threshold
Civil Rights Movement is “period of time which can be logically examined together.”— Bulletin 22
Sit-In Movement and Baton Rouge Sit-Ins are subjects of scholarly study. Movement called “watershed in the history of black protest” in U.S.
19. Kress Building of Exceptional Significance to Louisiana and eligible for National Register