Memorial for Sammy Younge Jr.

Students and members of the Tuskegee community march in memorial of Sammy Younge Jr., a Civil Rights activist and student at Tuskegee.

Sammy Younge Jr. was murdered on Jan 3, 1966 while attempting to use a whites-only restroom in a gas station in Tuskegee. Edited video file, for full version contact Tuskegee Archives at

  • Date Created: 1966
  • Date Digitized: 07-27-2021 by Lesa Redmond
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Subject: Civil Rights; student activism; Tuskegee history
  • Format: mp4
  • Source: reel to reel
  • Rights: Tuskegee University Archives