Oviedo Citizens in Action

Dublin Core

Title

Oviedo Citizens in Action

Alternative Title

Oviedo Citizens in Action

Subject

Oviedo (Fla.)
Civil rights--Florida
Civil rights movements--Florida
Equal rights
African Americans--Florida

Description

Oviedo Citizens in Action (OCIA) at the Oviedo School in Oviedo, Florida, around 1969. OCIA is a community organization that fought for equal and civil rights within the Greater Oviedo area. The group helped to desegregate a number of local businesses, including a barbershop, through non-violent protest. Although the OCIA is a predominantly African-American organization, the organization also includes members of all races. The still organizes today and is lead by President Danny McKinney, as of 2015.

Source

Original newspaper photograph: The Sanford Herald: Private Collection of Ida Boston.

Publisher

Date Created

1969

Date Copyrighted

1969

Date Issued

1969

Contributor

Boston, Ida

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original newspaper photograph: The Sanford Herald.

Is Part Of

Oviedo Historical Society Collection, Oviedo Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

78 KB

Medium

1 newspaper photograph

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Oviedo School, Oviedo, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by The Sanford Herald.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by The Sanford Herald and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Dossie, Porsha

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Ida Boston

External Reference

Horner, Desta. "Oviedo and Jim Crow." Issues and Voices that Matter. http://cmfmedia.org/2013/07/oviedo-and-jim-crow/.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 newspaper article

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