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    1. Downtown Baton Rouge State Level Significance Ethnic Heritage 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