Liberal Religious Youth Schedule
Liberal Religious Youth Schedule Card
First Unitarian Church of Orlando
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.
Liberal Religious Youth
Digital reproduction of original typewritten card: First Unitarian Church of Orlando.
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1 typewritten card
First Unitarian Church of Orlando, Florida
Originally created by Liberal Religious Youth and published by the First Unitarian Church of Orlando.
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