The Human Relations Council

The Human Relations Council (HM20GT)

Location: Anniston, AL 36201 Calhoun County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 39.559', W 85° 49.889'

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—Anniston Civil Rights Trail —

The Anniston City Commission, on May 16, 1963, established by resolution the Human Relations Council, consisting of five white men and four black men. The Council's purpose was to "make recommendations concerning human relations," and its members were to be "without outside influence." United States President John F. Kennedy (1961-1963) praised the council's formation as on that should "serve as a model" for other American cities.

Council Members:
Rev. J. Phillips Noble, Chair
Raleigh Byrd, Harold Edward Cosper, Wilfred Galbraith,
Marcus A. Howze, Rev. William B. McClain, Grant Oden,
Rev. Nimrod Q. Reynolds, Leonard Roberts
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HM NumberHM20GT
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Year Placed2016
Placed ByCity of Anniston Historic Trails Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 6th, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 608341 N 3724995
Decimal Degrees33.65931667, -85.83148333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 39.559', W 85° 49.889'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 39' 33.54" N, 85° 49' 53.34" W
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Area Code(s)256
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1128-1176 Gurnee Ave, Anniston AL 36201, US
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