Addie Mae Collins, 14

Birmingham, Alabama
September 15, 1963

Agencies: Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI

Cause of death: Not Yet Known

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Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley were getting ready for church services when a bomb exploded at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, killing all four of the school-age girls. The church had been a center for civil rights meetings and marches.

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Obituary - Addie Mae Collins

Obituary - Carol Denise McNair

Obituary - Carole Rosamond Robertson

Obituary - Cynthia Dionne Wesley