Liberal Religious Youth Schedule

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Title

Liberal Religious Youth Schedule

Alternative Title

Liberal Religious Youth Schedule Card

Subject

First Unitarian Church of Orlando

Description

A typewritten card containing the schedule of the Liberal Religious Youth, which was an autonomous youth group affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Association. The group had a presence in Orlando and was responsible for organizing and conducting civil rights demonstrations during the 1960s, including sit-ins at segregated lunch counters and going to other segregated establishments such as theaters and pools. A notable demonstration by the Orlando group was their sit-in at Stroud's Rex Hall Drug Store on March 9, 1961. The Liberal Religious Youth group in Orlando was composed of white and black students generally between the ages of fourteen and nineteen. They met in the library and Gore Hall building of the First Unitarian Church of Orlando at 1901 East Robinson Street. The group disbanded in 1982.

Creator

Liberal Religious Youth

Source

Digital reproduction of original typewritten card: First Unitarian Church of Orlando.

Date Created

ca. 1954-1982

Format

image/jpg

Extent

294 KB

Medium

1 typewritten card

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

First Unitarian Church of Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Liberal Religious Youth and published by the First Unitarian Church of Orlando.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this source is held by the First Unitarian Church of Orlando and is provided here by RICHES for educational purposes only.

Curator

McDonough, Bryan

Digital Collection

External Reference

Buehrens, John A. Universalists and Unitarians in America: A People's History. Boston: Skinner House Books, 2011.
Kunerth, Jeff. "Teens spark Orlando's civil-rights era." Orlando Sentinel. February 09, 2010. Accessed January 11, 2017. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/os-black-teens-civil-rights-story.html.
McCleary, John Bassett, and Joan Jeffers McCleary. The Hippie Dictionary: A Cultural Encyclopedia (and Phraseicon) of the 1960s and 1970s. Berkeley, Calif: Ten Speed Press, 2008.
Kunerth, Jeff. "Jones Grad joined sit-ins for civil rights." Orlando Sentinel. September 21, 2009. Accessed January 11, 2017. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-2009-09-21-0909200087-story.html.

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