Freedom in the Air: A Documentary on Albany, Georgia, 1962

Summary

Released in 1962, this album gave voice to local civil rights leaders and demonstrators in their struggle to desegregate Albany, Georgia. African Americans in Albany had begun to challenge segregation policies in 1961. Though momentum waned when large numbers of marchers and demonstrators were jailed, Albany's African American community continued to challenge -- and eventually change -- local segregation laws.

Released in 1962, this album gave voice to local civil rights leaders and demonstrators in their struggle to desegregate Albany, Georgia. African Americans in Albany had begun to challenge segregation policies in 1961. Though momentum waned when large numbers of marchers and demonstrators were jailed, Albany's African American community continued to challenge -- and eventually change -- local segregation laws.

Artifact

Record cover

Date Made

1962

Subject Date

1961-1962

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2002.181.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Dimensions

Height: 12.25 in

Width: 12.25 in

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