Mr. Grocer: Tell Your Friends, You'll See our Dollars when Segregation Ends! [1963 Farmville, Va. protests]

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Title

Mr. Grocer: Tell Your Friends, You'll See our Dollars when Segregation Ends! [1963 Farmville, Va. protests]

Description

Protesters at Grants, Farmville Shopping Center, August 1963. Students carry signs opposing racial segregation, and encouraging shoppers to boycott businesses that support discriminatory practices.

Darwyn White carries the "Mr. Grocer.." sign. Protester behind her carries sign reading, "If they don't see money, they'll see the truth. Boycott for Freedom."


From VCU Libraries Freedom Now Project

Source

Farmville 1963 Civil Rights Protests, VCU Libraries Digital Collections

Date

1963 August 24

Contributor

Digital Collections, VCU Libraries

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This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.

Citation

“Mr. Grocer: Tell Your Friends, You'll See our Dollars when Segregation Ends! [1963 Farmville, Va. protests],” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed December 14, 2017, http://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/162.