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L.O. Davis : Transcribed Interview

@ Samuel Proctor Oral History Program

Davis, L. O


Oral history with L.O. Davis, St. Johns County Sheriff during the height of the racial crisis in St. Augustine in 1964. Davis recounts his family history and his life prior to joining the Sheriff's Department. Davis explains the state of race relations prior to 1963-1964 and details many events that occurred during the Movement in St. Augustine. Davis describes many well known events associated with the St. Augustine Movement and gives great detail in explaining police procedures that were in place at the time. Davis gives numerous opinions on the Movement and the people involved.
Kallal, Edward, Jr
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