Thursday, June 18, 1964: St. Augustine

Shouting "I'm cleaning the pool!", James Brock -- owner of the Monson Motor Lodge in St. Augustine, Florida -- pours muriatic (hydrochloric) acid near several people taking part in an effort to integrate the hotel's pool. (The muriatic acid, a cleaning agent used on concrete, was not strong enough to cause any injuries to the demonstrators.)

Police officer Henry Billitz jumps into the pool. Several demonstrators were arrested.

-- Photos by Associated Press 

* "Police Clash With Negroes at Swim-In" (Associated Press): @
* "Negro Efforts Rile Whites" (Associated Press): @
* "Now the Klan is Angry with James Brock" (United Press International, July 26): @
* "Augustine Rife Figure Must Leave" (Associated Press, May 2, 1965): @
* "Remembering a Civil Rights Swim-In" (NPR, June 2014): @
* "Racial and Civil Disorders in St. Augustine" (Report of the Legislative Investigation Committee, state of Florida, February 1965): @
* "St. Augustine Movement 1963-1964" (Civil Rights Movement Veterans): @
* "St. Augustine Movement" (Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute, Stanford University): @ 
* Civil Rights Library of St. Augustine: @ 
* " ' Florida's Birmingham': The Civil Rights Movement in St. Augustine (University of Florida Libraries): @
* "Florida Memory: The Civil Rights Movement in Florida" (Division of Library & Information Services"): @
* "AP photos of 1964 civil rights protests" (spotted.staugustine.com): @ 

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