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Supporters of a Chapel Hill public accommodations ordinance pack the First Baptist Church.

The Chapel Hill Freedom Committee organized a thirteen-mile Freedom March on January 12, 1964, from Durham to Chapel Hill to support passage of a pending public accomodations ordinance in Chapel Hill that would forbid discrimination because of race (bill 4-2).

The tall man standing second from the left of the second row wearing a collared white shirt, no tie, and dark suit jacket is Sampy Atwater. Behind his left shoulder is James Hogan.

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Supporters of a Chapel Hill public accommodations ordinance pack the First Baptist Church.

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Photograph by Jim Wallace made on January 12, 1964.

Citation: Jim Wallace, “Supporters of a Chapel Hill public accommodations ordinance pack the First Baptist Church.,” From the Rock Wall, accessed July 21, 2024, https://fromtherockwall.org/images/supporters-of-a-chapel-hill-public-accommodations-ordinance-pack-the-first-baptist-church.

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