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[Source Description: 19 March 1964: Leaflet written by the participants of the Holy Week fast. - From Joseph W. Straley Papers (#5252), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]


Document Description

These leaflets were distributed to passersby during the Holy Week fast held in front of the Franklin Street post office. This statement written by John Dunne, Patrick Cusick, LaVert Taylor, James Foushee, and others detailed the motivations behind their protest. On the reverse side is a list of all the known segregated businesses remaining in town at the time (29 in all).