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Civil Rights Demonstration, 1964

Reel contains footage of a civil rights march on Albany, NY. Date on label indicates the march took place in 1964. A banner hanging from the side of a bus visible in several frames reads "N.Y.C. A.M.E. Zion Ministers March on Albany." The A.M.E. is the African Methodist Episcopal Church, an Africa-American Christian denomination officially founded in New York City in 1821. Film includes shots of an NAACP banner in an auditorium, shots of the outside of the Washington Avenue Armory, the New York State Education Department building, steps of the Capitol, and people marching in the snowy streets.
Identifier: NYSA_22427-11_mpf16_1964
Date: 1964
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives. New York (State). Division of State Police. Motion picture film and videotapes, approximately 1930-1980. 22427-11, Box 1.,
16mm; black & white; silent
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