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Civil Rights Memorial - San Francisco, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 37° 43.342 W 122° 28.656
10S E 546037 N 4175140
Quick Description: A civil rights memorial that mentions the names of some who have died in believing in something they knew was right.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/5/2016 10:34:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMRBWA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
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Long Description:
*Special thanks to DougK for having a nice, organized description The plaque says:


Civil Rights Memorial
1954-1968
We remember those who, in the sacrifice of their lives,
brought new awareness of the struggle to a nation and the world.
We remember them; we rededicate ourselves to the principles for which they died.

1955 1963 1965 1968
The Rev. George Lee William Lewis Moore Jimmie Lee Jackson Samuel Ephceiaus R..mmond
Lamar Smith Medgar Evers The Rev. James Reeb Delane Herman Middleton
Emmett Louis Till Addie Mae Collins Viola Gregg Liuzzo Henry Ezekial Smith
John Earl Reese Denise McNair Oneal Moore The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Carole Robertson Willie Brewster
1957 Cynthia Wesley Jonathon Myrick Daniels
Willie Edwards, Jr. Virgil Lamar Ware
1966
1959 1964 Samuel Leamon Younge, Jr.
Mack Charles Parker Louis Allen Vernon Ferdinand Dahmer
The Rev. Bruce Klunder Ben Chester White
1961 Henry Hezekiah Dee Clarence Trigs
Herbert Lee Charles Eddie Moore Clarence Trigs
James Earl Chaney 1967
1962 Andrew Goodman Wharlest Jackson
Roman Duckworth, Jr. Michael Henry Schwerner Benjamin Brown
Paul Guthard Lt. Col. Lemuel Penn

"The song of freedom must prevail." - Paul Robeson
Dedicated December 1, 1995, at San Francisco State University
Robert A. Corrigan, President


Location: San Francisco State University

Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: Not listed

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