Jeff-Vander-Lou (JVL) general boundaries are defined as Natural Bridge Ave. on the Northeast, southward to Farrar St. to North Jefferson Ave. on the East, westward to Delmar Blvd, northward to North Compton Ave. and Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. on the Southwest, northward to N. Vanderventer Ave on the West to Natural Bridge Ave.
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Norman Seay is considered one of St. Louis' most widely respected civil rights activists. He was also an administrator and director of equal opportunity at the University of Missouri-St. Louis in the suburbs north of St. Louis. He marched in the 1963 Jefferson Bank protests against lack of black professional hirings at the bank and other institutions. This march is considered a key chapter in the civil rights history of St. Louis.
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