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That mgr today may get beheaded by those in the pool.
Holy fuck. And in the 1960s too, so recent!
For those playing the home game, muriatic acid = hydrochloric acid
Can you imagine this being your legacy in history?
Where is this?
What happened to the motel owner?
Boy did it backfire on him https://www.npr.org/2014/06/13/321380585/remembering-a-civil-rights-swim-in-it-was-a-milestone
From his Obit:
>[In 1957 he led the effort in forming the Community Chest-United Fund, which later became known as the United Way. He was a Mason for more than 60 years and a member of Ashlar Lodge No. 98 F&AM, the Scottish and York Rite bodies, Morocco Temple and past president of the St. Augustine Shrine Club. He was past director and treasurer of the Royal Order of Jesters.](http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/staugustine/obituary.aspx?n=james-e-brock-jimmy&pid=94432080)
>[Jimmy was a former charter member of the Independent Luncheon Club and for over 54 years a member of the Saint Augustine Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow. He was a member of the Ancient City Baptist Church for over 55 years and was a deacon and director of training union.](http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/staugustine/obituary.aspx?n=james-e-brock-jimmy&pid=94432080)
Huh. Mason, helped found the United Way, Rotarian, Baptist deacon…Weird. They forgot *racist*.
Oh, but everybody was a racist then, so it was OK. People probably say that it wasn’t his fault, that he was probably a vict [**Many people from that time remember Brock as more the victim in the incident.** One moment of temper led to an unwanted legacy. “Jimmy kind of caught the brunt of it. He was a nice guy”. said Eddy Mussallem, a fellow hotelier and longtime friend.](https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/motel-manager-pouring-acid-water-black-people-swam-pool-1964/)
Anyway-Hotel torn down in March, 2003. And a Hilton built on it’s spot.