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Bogalusa Civil Rights March Approaching the East Baton Rouge Parish Line

Brooks Read Collection



Genre: News

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 1967

Duration: 00:00:57

Subjects: Bogalusa Civil Rights March, 1967 | Denham Springs, Livingston Parish, Louisiana | Civil Rights Movement | Civil rights demonstrations


  • Read, Brooks Photographer


Silent footage of the Bogalusa Civil Rights March approaching the East Baton Rouge Parish line. Scenes include: cars with cameraman riding ahead and filming the marchers as they cross the bridge over the Amite River, helicopter flying overhead, a Lamar sign of "Welcome to Denham Springs, a Holsum Town," people in the parking lot of a shopping mall, police on the street, and people waiting on the curbs.