Alabama, Reference number: 100005355
Areas of Significance: Ethnic Heritage: Black, Social History: Civil Rights, Law, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1956-1965
Bricklayers Hall is significant at the national, state, and local level, under for its association with the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA), whose headquarters was located in the Bricklayers Hall and where organization of the 381-day Montgomery Bus Boycott occurred. The property is also significant for its association with Charles S. Conley, Jr., an African American civil rights lawyer who had his office in the Bricklayers Hall. Conley worked on several cases that led to federal court orders directing state and local authorities to end discriminatory practices.
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Last updated: November 17, 2022