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Property Name Jackson, Sullivan and Richie Jean, House
Reference Number 13001033
State Alabama
County Dallas
Town Selma
Street Address 1416 Lapsley Avenue
Multiple Property Submission Name Civil Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama . 1865-1972
Status Listed 1/8/2014
Areas of Significance Social History, Ethnic Heritage: Black
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13001033.pdf
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The Sullivan and Richie Jean Jackson House at 1416 Lapsley Avenue in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places for its national significance under Criterion A, Social History and Ethnic Heritage: Black. The building was a strategy center for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) during the Selma Civil Rights Movement, 1958-1965. It meets the Registration Requirements for a strategy center as outlined in the Civil Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama, 1865-1972 Multiple Property Submission.

 

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