Back Row-L Exalted Ruler Richard Carter with Grand Exalted Ruler Hobson Reynolds; Mrs. Bertha Carter and P. M. Blair
Attorney for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
1965 Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March Stokley Carmichael in Center
One of the first two Black County Commissioners elected in Montgomery, AL
1965 Voting Rights March on Edmund Pettus Bridge Selma, AL; Patton in center with scarf
Idessa Williams-Redden (1912-2005) Pioneer Voting Rights Activist
Mrs. Times marched the entire 54 miles from Selma to Montgomery (1965) Her home housed 34 marchers, both black and white and from all over the country. She and her husband, Charles, owned Times' Cafe, a hub for the movement. Items Displayed were used in the cafe, 1950's circa.
Filed the first class action lawsuit for voting rights on behalf of African-Americans, 1943
(Sitting) Mrs. Portia Lee Trenholm with infant Harper Councill Trenholm, Jr. (Standing) Portia, Dr. Harper Councill Trenholm, Sr. and Edwyna. Portrait of Dr. George Washington Trenholm in background.
Rufus Lewis, Father of Montgomery and Central Alabama's Voting Rights Movement