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1968 Sanitation Workers Strike
Black-and-white photographs from the Memphis Press-Scimitar depicting the 1968 strike of the Memphis city sanitation workers.
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Ada Lois Sipuel v. Board of Regents University of Oklahoma, 1948-
251 imaged documents from the Oklahoma State Supreme Court, Civil Case No. 32756 regarding the first African-American woman admitted to the University of Oklahoma law school in 1948.
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An African American album vol. 2: the Black Experience in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
Online scrapbook documenting African American life in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina from the 1940s through the 1990s.
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African-American Life in Memphis, Tenn.
Letter about the Selma-Montgomery March, letter about the preservation of the Lorraine Motel, and a pamphlet about the history of the NAACP.
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African American Odyssey
Online version of an exhibit at the Library of Congress on African American life.
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African American Oral History Collection
Interviews (available as audio files and transcriptions), mostly conducted in the late 1970s, that document the many aspects of life in Louisville, particularly as experienced by African Americans.
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African American World
History of African Americans in the United States as documented by programs on PBS and NPR.
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Albany
Instructional materials produced for the Freedom on Film project related to the Civil Rights movement in Albany, Georgia that include bibliographies, essays, lesson plans, and links to related materials in the Civil Rights Digital Library.
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Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Civil rights-related correspondence of Senator Albert Gore, Sr. from 1956 to 1968
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Alice Greenfield McGrath papers
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Allen Building takeover collection, 1969-2002
Documents related to the February 13, 1969 occupation of Duke University's main administration building by students belonging to the school's Afro-American Society.
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Allen-White High School collection
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American apartheid
Companion Web site for the Louisiana Public Broadcasting documentary that examines the East Baton Rouge Parish desegregation lawsuit.
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American Experience
Companion Web site to the PBS series, "The American Experience."
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Americus
Instructional materials produced for the Freedom on Film project related to the Civil Rights movement in Americus, Georgia that include bibliographies, essays, lesson plans, and links to related materials in the Civil Rights Digital Library.
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Amistad Digital Resource for Teaching African American History
Multimedia resource for secondary school teachers to enhance their knowledge and ability in teaching African American history.
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Anaheim Public Library photograph collection on Anaheim local history, 1860-1970 (bulk 1860-1923)
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Anne Braden Oral History Project
Oral history interviews conducted between 1989 and 1999 about civil rights activist Anne Braden.
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Anne Braden Oral History Project
Oral histories about Anne Braden, anti-racist activist, organizer, and journalist.
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The Archive: The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
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Asa and Elna Spaulding papers, 1909-1997 and undated, bulk 1935-1983
Materials document the lifelong involvement of African American civic leaders Asa and Edna Spaulding in the business, political, educational, religious, and social life of Durham, N.C.; the Spauldings were active in a broad range of political bodies, businesses, civic groups, and activist organizations.
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Athens
Instructional materials produced for the Freedom on Film project related to the Civil Rights movement in Athens, Georgia that include bibliographies, essays, lesson plans, and links to related materials in the Civil Rights Digital Library.
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Atlanta in the Civil Rights Movement
Information about Atlanta's role in the Civil Rights movement
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Baldy Editorial Cartoons, 1946-1982, 1997: Clifford H. Baldowski Editorial Cartoons at the Richard B. Russell Library.
Selected Baldy editorial cartoons from the Atlanta Journal Constitution, covering the Civil Rights movement in Georgia and the rest of the South from 1953 to 1982.
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Basil Lee Whitener papers, 1889-1968
Correspondence and materials relating to issues of national importance during the 1960s, including civil rights legislation, from congressional files belonging to Basil Lee Whitener (1915-1989), a U.S. Representative from Gastonia, N.C.
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The Baton Rouge Bus Boycott of 1953: A Recaptured Past
Online exhibit about the 1953 bus boycott in Baton Rouge, Louisiana featuring black-and-white photographs, oral histories, and a timeline of events.
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Beck Cultural Exchange Center Collection
Selections from the collections of the Beck Cultural Exchange Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Beck Cultural Exchange Center Collection
Photographs related to protests of segregated theaters in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1962 and 1963.
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Behind the Veil
History of African American life during the age of Jim Crow, roughly the period from the 1890s to the 1950s.
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Bill Wilson Photographs, 1938-1979, undated
Civil rights images include demonstrations in Vine City, the integration of Murphy High School, the Sibley Commission, and Atlanta-based civil rights leaders such as Julian Bond and Ralph Abernathy.
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Black History Month 2004 : A Civil Rights Resource
Online primary sources (video and audio clips) documenting the movement for civil rights in American history provided through the C-Span in the Classroom program.
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Black History Month Exhibit at the University of Southern California
Selected photographs from a 1999 exhibit on African Americans in Los Angeles.
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Black Oral History Collection
Oral history interviews with African American pioneers and their descendants throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana.
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The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords, A Film by Stanley Nelson
Companion Web site to the PBS program, "The Black Press."
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Black Student Alliance records, 1969-2006
Contains the records of Duke University's Black Student Alliance and materials belonging to Duke University student groups that pertain to the African diaspora, race relations at Duke University, and related activities in the local community.
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BlackPast.Org: Remembered and Reclaimed, an Online Reference Guide to African American History
Web portal of African American history.
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Brown: Before and After
Online exhibit featuring photographs and documents about school desegregation in Virginia with a focus on Prince Edward County.
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California Cornerstones: Selected Images from The Bancroft Library Pictorial Collection
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California Cultures
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Carl and Anne Braden Papers
Documents describing civil rights projects in Fayette and Haywood counties in Tennessee from 1961 to 1963
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Catherine May Bedell Congressional Papers
The papers of Catherine May Bedell, United States Representative from the Fourth Congressional District of Washington, 1959-1970.
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Changing Faces : Civil Rights at Middle Tennessee State University, 1965-2000
Online slide show about the Civil Rights Movement and its effect on Middle Tennessee State University
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Charles N. Hunter papers, 1850s-1932 and undated
Materials belonging to African American educator, journalist, and reformer Charles N. Hunter from Raleigh, North Carolina that discuss and illuminate the problems experienced by emancipated African Americans during Reconstruction and into the early 20th century, encompassing agriculture, business, race relations, reconstruction, education, politics, voting rights, and economic improvement.
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Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection
Selected photographs from the collection of Charlotta Bass, Los Angeles-based African American journalist, educator, and political activist.
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Civil & Human Rights Around Georgia - Resource Guide
Georgia-related resources on the Civil Rights movement.
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Civil Rights Accomplishments
List of civil rights-related accomplishments of the Kennedy administration
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Civil Rights Collection
27,000 photographs documenting the Civil Rights movement in the South from 1960 to 1965.
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Civil Rights Documentation Project
Instructional Web site focusing on the story of the legislative process related to the Civil Rights movement.
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Civil Rights-- Eisenhower & the Eisenhower Administration
Documents regarding the Eisenhower administration's views on civil rights
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Civil Rights-- Emmett Till Case
Documents from the Eisenhower administration related to the 1955 murder of Emmett Till
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The Civil Rights Era in the U.S. News & World Report Photographs Collection: Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress
Selected photographs from U.S. News and World Report Magazine of the Civil Rights movement.
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Civil Rights -- Florida Humanities Council
Moving images, instructional materials, and sound recordings illustrating the Civil Rights movement in Florida
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Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Civil rights-related materials from the collections of the University of Southern Mississippi which cover Freedom Summer in Hattiesburg, the murder of three civil rights workers near Philadelphia, Mississippi, and the Freedom Democratic Party.
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Civil Rights-- Little Rock School Integration
Eisenhower administration records on the integration of Central High School in Little Rock.
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Civil Rights Movement and Television
Article on television's role during the Civil Rights movement.
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Civil Rights Movement and the Black Experience in Miami
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Civil Rights movement in Kentucky oral history project
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Civil Rights Movement in Virginia : An Exhibition on Display February 7 - June 19, 2004
Online exhibit the African American Civil Rights Movement in the twentieth century in Virginia with a focus on the 1950s and 1960s.
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Civil Rights Movement & Its Leaders
Audio and video recordings of civil rights leaders A. Philip Randolph, Thurgood Marshall, and Malcolm X and presidents Truman and Kennedy with accompanying lesson plans.
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Civil Rights Oral History Interviews
Oral histories with individuals with ties to both the Civil Rights movement and to Spokane, Washington.
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Cleveland memory project
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Clinton High School Desegregation from the Knoxville Journal Collection
Black-and-white photographs from the Knoxville Journal of the 1956 school integration efforts in Clinton, Tennessee
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Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Project
Selected highlights of the ethnic collections from leading repositories in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
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Columbus
Instructional materials produced for the Freedom on Film project related to the Civil Rights movement in Columbus, Georgia that include bibliographies, essays, lesson plans, and links to related materials in the Civil Rights Digital Library.
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Content, context, and capacity : a collaborative large-scale digitization project on the long civil rights movement in North Carolina
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Crispus Attucks Museum
Yearbooks and newspapers from Indianapolis' first segregated high school (1928-1986).
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Crossroads interviews
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Dalton Segregation Documents
Printed materials from the Association of Citizens' Councils supporting segregation.
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Department of African and African American studies records, 1966-1981
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Desegregation in Delaware : celebrating Brown at 50
Lesson plans designed to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education by highlighting significant Delaware school desegregation cases, the state's implementation of the Brown decision, and Delaware's role in the development of national civil rights laws.
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Digital Anaheim: Primary Sources in the Classroom
Photographs depicting segregated education in Anaheim, California.
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Digital Archive: Brown v. Board of Education
Brown versus the Board of Education materials highlighting the Supreme Court cases; busing and school integration efforts in northern urban areas; school integration in the Ann Arbor Public School District; and recent resegregation trends in American schools.
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Documenting Our Past: The Teenie Harris Archive Project
Black-and-white photographs of the African American community in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1930 to 1970 taken by Teenie Harris, African American photographer for the African American newspaper the Pittsburgh Courier
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Dr. King and the 1968 AFSCME Memphis Sanitation Strike
Photographs, video, and articles about the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' strike and King's role in the strike.
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination Investigation
Records of the investigation of Martin Luther King's assassination in Memphis, Tennessee
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Racial and Social Justice
Teacher's resources related to the King's legacy produced by the National Park Service.
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Durham Civil Rights Heritage Project
Black-and-white photographs and documents covering the Civil Rights movement in Durham, North Carolina during the 1960s.
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Edmund Orgill Papers
Papers of Memphis Mayor Edmund Orgill
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Education & democracy
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Educators and Civil Rights
Oral history interviews on African American education in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Edward H. Peeples Prince Edward County (Va.) Public Schools
Photographs of African American schools in Prince Edward County, Virginia from the 1950s and 1960s.
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Edwin Dalstrom Papers
Correspondence and pamphlet of Edwin Dalstrom, Memphis Urban League chair in 1958
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Encyclopedia of Alabama
Free, online reference resource on Alabama's history, culture, geography, and natural environment.
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Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Encyclopedia articles on Arkansas civil rights leaders, court cases, and the desegregation of Central High School.
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Encyclopedia of Chicago
Online encyclopedia about the Chicago metropolitan area.
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Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture
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Encyclopedia Virginia
Encyclopedia articles on Virginia civil rights leaders, court cases, and events.
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Eyes on the Prize Interviews
Transcripts of the interviews used as the basis of "Eyes on the Prize."
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FBI Freedom of Information Act Collection
Civil-rights related cases from the files of the FBI.
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Florida Civil Rights Oral Histories
Oral histories of Florida civil rights activists.
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Florida Memory Project
Civil rights resources from the State Library and Archives of Florida.
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For Teachers and Students
Instructional materials incorporating original documents from the collections of the Gilder Lehman Institute.
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Frank Holloman collection
Documents related to Memphis police chief and former F.B.I. agent Frank Holloman related to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Freedom on Film: Atlanta
Instructional materials produced for the Freedom on Film project related to the Civil Rights movement in Atlanta, Georgia that include bibliographies, essays, lesson plans, and links to related materials in the Civil Rights Digital Library.
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Freedom on Film: Augusta
Instructional materials produced for the Freedom on Film project related to the Civil Rights movement in Augusta, Georgia that include bibliographies, essays, lesson plans, and links to related materials in the Civil Rights Digital Library.
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Freedom Riders' 40th Anniversary Oral History Project, 2001
Forty-three interviews of Freedom Riders conducted during the Fortieth Anniversary of the rides in Jackson, Mississippi.
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Freedom Riders: The Children Shall Lead
Web site companion to the film about the freedom rides, The Children Shall Lead
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General Oral History Collection
Oral histories from the collections of Columbus State University's Archives.
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Georgia Public Broadcasting Digital Library
Interviews with civil rights leaders Hosea Williams, John Lewis, Andrew Young, and Joseph Lowery as well as a program about school desegregation and one about the civil rights movement in Georgia.
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Georgia's Political Heritage Program
Oral histories with twentieth-century Georgia politicians and political observers
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Get Up Stand Up: The Story of Pop and Protest
Web site companion to the PBS series on the history of the interaction between popular music and political causes and charity work.
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Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: The Collection
Documents and realia from the collections of the Gilder Lehrman Institute documenting African Americans from the discovery of America through the Civil Rights movement.
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Goin' back : remembering UGA
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Greensboro Sit-ins : Launch of a Civil Rights Movement
Primary source documents and teachers' resources related to the sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1961.
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Greensboro Voices: Voicing Observations in Civil Rights and Equality struggles
Oral histories documenting the Civil Rights movement in Greensboro, North Carolina.
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H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College : collections online
H. Councill Trenholm State Technical College Collections Online features online descriptions to key collections belonging to Trenholm State's Division of Institutional Archives and Special Collections of Montgomery's Pioneer Voting Rights Activists; selected collections described at this site cover significant events in Alabama's voting rights movement, as well as materials about prominent Montgomery, Alabama-area African American civil rights workers, elected officials, and educators.
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Handbook of Texas Online
Online encyclopedia about the history of Texas.
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Hearings before the United States Commission on Civil Rights
A report from the hearings before the United States Commission on Civil Rights that took place on June 25-26, 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Herman Harris Collection
This collection consists of African American educator Herman Harris' work with the public school systems in the Alabama, the civil rights movements and his services on various civil and religious boards throughout the state.
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Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement
Mug shots of civil rights workers arrested in Montgomery, Alabama on February 21, 1956 and on May 25, 1961.
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Highlander Folk School: A Photographic History
Photographs of the Highlander Folk School's activities from 1932 to 1999.
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Highlander Folk School Collection
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Hill Foundation Hoxie 21 Collection
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Historic Audio Collections
Historic audio clips of interviews and radio broadcasts concerning service in WWII, desegregation, recycling, and baseball in Delaware.
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Historical Publications of the United States Commission on Civil Rights
Publications of the United States Commission on Civil Rights dating from its inception in 1957 to the present.
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History Now; American History Online: The Civil Rights Movement
Issue of History Now; American History Online focusing on the Civil Rights movement.
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HistoryLink.Org
Biographies and articles about the history of Washington state and the Seattle area.
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Home - "I Raised My Hand to Volunteer" Exhibit
Online exhibit about the 1960s student protests in Chapel Hill, N.C
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A House Divided Teaching Guide
Online teaching guide companion to a documentary about the Civil Rights movement in New Orleans, Louisiana covering the years 1950 to 1965.
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Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles Photograph Collection
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A Huey P. Newton Story
Companion Web site to the PBS program "A Huey P. Newton Story," on the Black Panther Party founder.
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I Am a Man: An Exhibit Honoring the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike
Exhibit featuring black-and-white photographs, essays, and a chronology of events for the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' strike.
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An Imperfect Revolution: Voices from the Desegregation Era
Radio documentary about school desegregation in Charlotte, North Carolina and Louisville, Kentucky.
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Independent Lens
Companion Web site to the PBS series, "Independent Lens."
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Individuals Active in Civil Disturbances, volume 1
Identification photographs of civil rights workers and members of white supremacy organizations distributed by the Alabama Department of Safety in 1965.
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Individuals Active in Civil Disturbances, volume 2
Identification photographs of civil rights workers and members of white supremacy organizations distributed by the Alabama Department of Safety in 1965.
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"Integrated in All Respects": Ed Friend's Highlander Folk School Films and the Politics of Segregation
Footage of the Highlander Folks School anniversary celebration in 1957 and the subsequent broadside produced by the Georgia Commission on Education from the collections of the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.
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Integrating Ole Miss-- A Civil Rights Milestone
John F. Kennedy Library and Museum materials about the court-ordered and federally-backed integration of the University of Mississippi
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Integration and the Black Experience at LSU
Oral histories of African American alumni and alumnae of Louisiana State University recorded during the 1990s.
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Integration Correspondence
James Meredith's correspondence related to his 1962 enrollment in the University of Mississippi.
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Integration of the University of Mississippi
Images, documents, and correspondence related to the 1962 enrollment of James H. Meredith to the University of Mississippi.
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An Interactive Civil Rights Chronology
Timeline listing events in the African American struggle for Civil Rights in the United States.
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Inventory of the Women-In-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc. Durham chapter records, 1968-1998
Collection of correspondence, by-laws, meeting agendas and minutes, budgets, articles of incorporation belonging to this non-profit, interracial organization founded in Durham, N.C. in September 1968.
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Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003
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Jack Rabin collection on Alabama Civil Rights and Southern Activists
Documents, sound recordings, and visual images covering the Civil Rights movement in Alabama and the work of Southern activists.
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James Karales : 1956-1969
Thirty-four black-and-white photographs of Look photojournalist James Karales documenting the Selma to Montgomery March; the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and passive resistance training in Atlanta in 1960; South Vietnam during the Vietnam War; Rendville, Ohio, an integrated mining town in 1956; logging in the Pacific Northwest in 1958; and the Lower East Side of New York City in 1969.
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JFK in History: Civil Rights Context in the Early 1960s
Web site presenting a four part article about the history of African American civil rights
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Jim Crow / Segregation
Article on the implementation of racial segregation laws and the impact of segregation in the state of Louisiana.
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Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection
James H. "Jim" Peppler, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was a staff photographer of the weekly paper, The Southern Courier, from May 1965 to mid-1968. During his three years working for the Southern Courier, Mr. Peppler took over 11,000 photographs documenting the civil rights movement, social conditions in central Alabama, the nightclub Laicos in Montgomery, and the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr.
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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
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Kentuckiana Digital Library
The Kentuckiana Digital Library is your gateway to rare and unique digitized collections housed in Kentucky archives.
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Kentucky encyclopedia
Online reference resource on Kentucky history; civil rights articles include native Kentucky civil rights leaders Muhammad Ali, Alice (Allison) Dunnigan, and Whitney Young.
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King County Snapshots: A Photographic Heritage of Seattle and Surrounding Communities
19th and 20th century images portraying the people, places, and events in King County, Washington's urban, suburban, and rural communities.
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King's Last March
Radio documentary on Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968.
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Land of (Unequal) Opportunity: Documenting the Civil Rights Struggle in Arkansas
Textual and visual materials relating to civil rights in Arkansas.
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Leaders in the Struggle for Civil Rights
Article on the civil rights leaders who influenced President Kennedy.
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LEARN NC - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Lesson plans and other teacher resources keyed to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.
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Legal landmarks in Cleveland history : Reed v. Rhodes
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LIFE Presents : never-before-published Photos From Memphis, April 4, 1968
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Lift every voice : music in American life
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Living the Story: The Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky
Companion Web site to film on the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky
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Lloyd L. Gaines Collection
Documents relating to the 1938 U.S. Supreme Court case, State of Missouri ex rel Gaines v. Canada, which paved the way for a series of cases that would lead to Brown v. Board of Education's outlawing segregation in public education.
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Los Angeles Daily News Negatives, 1925-1954
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Louisiana Historical Photographs of the State Library
A selection of black-and-white photographs of the Civil Rights movement in Louisiana, 1960s.
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LSU Special Collections Library - Selected Materials
The selection consists of correspondence from the Baton Rouge Council on Human Relations on discrimination in public accommodations, 1966.
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Macon
Instructional materials produced for the Freedom on Film project related to the Civil Rights movement in Macon, Georgia that include bibliographies, essays, lesson plans, and links to related materials in the Civil Rights Digital Library.
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Mapping Local Knowledge: Danville, Virginia 1945 - 1975
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March on Milwaukee: Civil Rights History Project
Sound recordings, moving images, photographs, and manuscript materials related to the Civil Rights movement in Milwaukee.
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Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute
Web site for the Stanford University-based Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute which works in cooperation with the Martin Luther King, Jr. family to publish and preserve the speeches, writings, and correspondence of Martin Luther King
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Maxine A. Smith NAACP Collection
Records dating from 1960 to 1969 documenting the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis civil rights photograph collection
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Memphis Interview Collection
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Memphis World, April 6, 1968
Selected articles from the April 6, 1968 issue of the Memphis-based, African American newspaper, the Memphis World.
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Memphis World, January 27, 1950
Selected articles from the January 27, 1950 issue of the Memphis-based, African American newspaper, the Memphis World.
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Mildred Grossman collection
The Mildred Grossman collection contains photographs of the Little Rock Nine, the first African American students to attend an integrated school in Arkansas in 1957; Grossman photographed the students during a trip to New York City in the summer of 1958, where the students met with union leaders, diplomats, and elected officials who wished to honor them for their courage and achievements.
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Minnesota Historical Society Library History Topics : African American Civil Rights Movement
Overview of the Civil Rights movement in Minnesota accompanied by bibliographies and related items in the Minnesota Historical Society's collections.
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Mississippi History Now: Black history
Online articles written for a broad audience of scholars, teachers, students, and interested general readers on prominent African American Mississippians and events impacting African Americans in Mississippi.
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Mollie Huston Lee Collection
Selections from the collections of Wake County, North Carolina's first African American librarian, Mollie Huston Lee.
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Moncrief photograph collection
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Montgomery, 1955 : Rosa Parks, MLK, and the Boycott That Changed the South
Online exhibit on the Montgomery bus boycott featuring photographs and other documents.
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Montgomery Bus Boycott: The Story of Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights Movement
Short film, biographies, timeline, and newspaper articles about the Montgomery bus boycott.
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Music and Civil Rights
Interviews discussing the importance of musicians and the music industry to the struggle for civil rights.
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Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights
Oral histories, records, and black-and-white photographs related to the Civil Rights movement in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Natchitoches-Cane River Oral History Collection
Oral histories with Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana residents on segregation and racial relations in the area.
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NCpedia
Encyclopedia articles on North Carolina's civil rights leaders, court cases, and events.
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Negro motorist green book, 1949
The Negro Motorist Green Book series was published by Victor H. Green as a resource for African American travelers; the information provided in the travel guide enabled African Americans to find safe and welcoming dining and lodging accommodations during the days of segregation.
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Negro travelers' green book, Spring 1956
The Negro Travelers' Green Book series was published by Victor H. Green as a resource for African American travelers; the information provided in the travel guide enabled African Americans to find safe and welcoming dining and lodging accommodations during the days of segregation.
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Nelson Malden Civil Rights Era Photograph Collection
Photographs from Montgomery barber Nelson Malden of Montgomery, Alabama civil rights activities during the early 1960s
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New Georgia Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia articles related to the history and culture of Georgia.
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Oh Freedom Over Me
Radio documentary on Freedom Summer.
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Online Manuscript Resources in Southern Women's History
materials from the Council of Federated Manuscript materials from organizations in Mississippi, the Georgia Council on Human Relations, Mississippians for Public Education, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and the Southern Student Organizing Committee.
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Online Nevada Encyclopedia
Online encyclopedia on the history and culture of the state of Nevada.
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Opper Project: Using Editorial Cartoons to Teach History
Lesson plans based around the use of editorial cartoons to teach U.S. history
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Oral Histories: Interviews with Sam H. Bowers, Jr.
Oral history interviews conducted in 1983 and 1984 with Sam Bowers, Mississippi-based segrationist.
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Oral Histories of the American South: The Civil Rights Movement
Civil rights related oral histories from the collections of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina.
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Oregon Multicultural Archives
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Oscar Clark Carr, Jr. Papers
Document from the collection of Oscar Clark Carr, Jr. describing the life and times of an anonymous plantation owner before and after the Civil War, giving him the pseudonym, Uncle Sam.
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Papers of Justice Tom C. Clark: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Cases of the U.S. Supreme Court
Dockets, drafts of opinions, notes, and conference memorandums for the U.S. Supreme Court desegregation cases Sweatt v. Painter, Brown v. Board of Education, Heart of Atlanta v. Georgia, and Katzenbach v. McClung.
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Point of View
Web site companion to the documentary films produced by American Documentary, Inc. for the series, P.O.V.
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Powerful Days in Black and White
Twenty black-and-white photographs covering the Civil Rights Movement in the American South taken by Charles Moore during the years 1958-1965
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Presidential Recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson Digital Edition
Online edition of the transcriptions and corresponding audio files of the presidential recordings of United States president Lyndon B. Johnson, who served in office from 1963-1969.
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Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
Civil rights related records from the administrations of twentieth-century U.S. presidents and a timeline of major accomplishments of these presidents.
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Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century Information: Dwight D. Eisenhower
Photographs and documents relating to the Little Rock School Integration Crisis from the collections of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library.
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Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching
Companion Web site to the book, Putting the Movement Back into Civil Rights Teaching
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Radio Fights Jim Crow
Radio documentary on World War II-era radio programs which tried to mend the deep racial and ethnic divisions that threatened America.
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Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey
Companion Web site to the PBS program "Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey" that includes teacher's resources.
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Rare books collection
1946 monograph by the Southern Conference on Human Welfare about a race-related incident in Columbia, Tennessee
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Remembering Jim Crow
Radio documentary on Jim Crow.
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Rencher Nicholas Harris papers, 1851-1980 and undated, bulk 1926-1965
Papers of Durham, North Carolina civic leader Rencher Nicholas Harris, the first African American city councilman in Durham, and the first African American man to sit on the Durham County Board of Education; Harris' service to Durham spanned the period following the Brown school desegregation decision of 1954 and continued throughout the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
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Reporting Civil Rights
The site features the role of journalists in the Civil Rights Movement.
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Rev. Joseph A. DeLaine Papers ca. 1918-2000
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
Companion Web site to the PBS series The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, which covers segregation from the end of the civil war to the dawn of the modern civil rights movement
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Road trip! through SC Civil Rights history (1940s - 1970s)
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Robert R. Church Family Papers
N.A.A.C.P. card and reprinting of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham City Jail from the family of Memphis African American businessman, Robert R. Church.
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Rome
Instructional materials produced for the Freedom on Film project related to the Civil Rights movement in Rome, Georgia that include bibliographies, essays, lesson plans, and links to related materials in the Civil Rights Digital Library.
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Russell B. Sugarmon Collection
Documents related to judge and civil rights activist Russell B. Sugarmon.
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San Jose State University Special Collections Silicon Valley History Online collection
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Santa Clara University Archives Silicon Valley History Online collection
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Savannah
Instructional materials produced for the Freedom on Film project related to the Civil Rights movement in Savannah, Georgia that include bibliographies, essays, lesson plans, and links to related materials in the Civil Rights Digital Library.
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Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches
Radio documentary on African American orators and their seminal speeches.
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Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project
Using photographs, oral histories, and teachers' resources, the Web site documents the Civil Rights movement in Seattle, Washington from the 1950s to the 1970s.
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Selma to Montgomery : A March for the Right to Vote : A Visual History by Spider Martin
Forty-six black-and-white photographs of the Selma to Montgomery march taken by Alabama native and photojournalist Spider Martin.
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Separate But Not Equal: Race, Education, and Prince Edward County, Virginia
Online exhibit featuring photographs and manuscript materials from the collection of Edward H. Peeples which document the history of the Prince Edward County, Virginia school segregation issues of the 1950s and 1960s.
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Separate Is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education
Online exhibit including instructional materials related to the cases that made up Brown v. Board of Education.
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Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Folders
The files of the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission, the state's official counter civil rights agency from 1956 to 1973.
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Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs
Photographs from the files of the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission, the state's official counter civil rights agency from 1956 to 1973.
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Sit-ins & the Movement
Overview of the Greensboro Sit-ins including biographies and a timeline.
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Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing Collection
Newspaper clippings and photographs related to the 1963 bombing of Birmingham's Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and the subsequent investigation and trial
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SNCC 1960-1966 : Six Years of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Traces Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) from its beginnings in the Greensboro-inspired sit-ins in February 1960 through 1966 when Stokely Carmichael took over leadership from John Lewis.
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Southern Courier: A Weekly Newspaper Covering Civil Rights in the South 1965-68
Archive of the Southern Courier.
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State of Siege: Mississippi Whites and the Civil Rights Movement
Radio documentary on white resistance in Mississippi to the Civil Rights Movement.
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Stetson Kennedy Papers
Papers of folklorist, environmentalist, human rights advocate, and Klan infiltrator Stetson Kennedy.
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StoryCorps Audio Interviews
Audio interviews were conducted in November 2007 on the Rhodes College campus by StoryCorps as part of their Griot initiative
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Sweet Auburn Avenue : triumph of the spirit
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Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
Instructional Web site on the Civil Rights movement incorporating learning modules and other curricular support materials with archival materials.
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Teachers' Resources
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Teaching with Historic Places
Information for teachers on using historic places in instruction.
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Television News of the Civil Rights Era, 1950-1970
Television news footage, oral histories, and instructional materials describing the Civil Rights movement in Virginia from the 1950s to 1970.
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Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture
Online encyclopedia treating the history and culture of Tennessee
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Thurgood Marshall Before the Court
Radio documentary tracing Thurgood Marshall's life as a lawyer and legislator.
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Topics in Wisconsin History
Articles related to selected topics in Wisconsin history.
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Touring a time: Little Rock Central High School 1957 crisis
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Tulsa Race Riot Collection
1,327 documents and images documenting the investigation into the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 and Tulsa during the early 1920s.
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Turning Points in Wisconsin History
hundreds of authentic documents, pictures, and artifacts from Wisconsin's past -- creation stories, archaeological relics, reports by explorers, pictures of fur trade goods, memoirs by Indian elders, diaries of pioneer teenagers, paintings by immigrant artists, speeches of famous Wisconsin men and women, photos of historic places, and more.
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham Oral History Collection
Interviews (available as audio files), many of which were conducted in the 1970s and 1980s, that document the lives of political and civic leaders, civil rights in Alabama, ethnic history of Alabama, folk history of Alabama, labor history of Alabama, history of Alabama women, historic Alabama communities, Alabama refugee experiences, and history of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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University of Alabama Integration Photographs
Photographs of the 1963 integration of the University of Alabama
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Unsung Foot Soldiers : The Foot Soldier Project for Civil Rights Studies at the University of Georgia
Features significant, but less-well-known players in the Civil Rights movement, particularly those from Georgia.
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USM Oral History
Oral histories with Mississippi civil rights workers and politicians on the Civil Rights movement in Mississippi.
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Vanishing Georgia
Historically significant photographs of people, places, and structures from Georgia's past from the Vanishing Georgia Collection at the Georgia Archives.
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Veterans of Hope Project
Web site of a social justice educational association that includes biographies, lesson plans, and interview excerpts of social reformers.
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Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Leaflets and newspapers that were distributed on the University of Washington campus during the decades of the 1960s and 1970s that reflect the social environment and political activities of the youth movement in Seattle during that period.
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Viola Liuzzo Collection
Photographs of Viola Liuzzo.
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Visual Resources Database
The selected black-and-white photographs feature demonstrations in St. Paul and Minneapolis in 1960 and 1968.
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Voices Across The Color Line Oral History Collection, 2005-2006
Oral histories documenting the Civil Rights movement in Atlanta, Georgia and Saint Augustine, Florida.
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Voices of Freedom: The Virginia Civil Rights Movement
Oral histories (each approximately 20-25 minutes long) of leaders of the Civil Rights movement in Virginia.
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WALB Newsfilm
Selected raw footage from Albany, Georgia's NBC affiliate, WALB during the Albany Movement, 1961.
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Warren Wilson College Digital Collections
Interviews recorded in the 1970s with individuals involved in the Highlander Folk School.
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Wednesdays in Mississippi : Civil rights as women's work : Breaking down barriers and mobilizing women, an exhibit Website
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White moderates, early steps towards desegregation, and the issue of class
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Who Speaks for the Negro?
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William A. Elwood Civil Rights Lawyers Project collection, 1984-1989
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William Stanford, Sr. Photographs, 1960
Black-and-white photographs from 1960 of African American college students protesting discriminatory practices at Rich's department store.
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Wisconsin Historical Images
The Wisconsin Historical Society presents a collection of Wisconsin historical images from the 19th and 20th centuries. The images include photographs, paintings, and posters. Users may search the images by keyword or by category. The categories include children, crime, ethnic groups, health, immigration and emigration, war, women, rites and ceremonies, and Indians of North America.
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With all deliberate speed : the legacy of Brown v. Board
Companion Web site for the television documentary that examines the Supreme Court school desegregation lawsuit and its legacy; the site provides background information about the Brown case, and about the documentary including press kit information and links to Web sites with Civil Rights related historical, education, and political participation materials.
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With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty
Online exhibit mounted by the Library of Congress documenting Brown v. the Board of Education.
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Working Lives Oral History Project
Oral histories about Birmingham, Alabama's African American working class prior to World War II.
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WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection
Selected raw news footage of both Georgia and national civil rights events and leaders from Atlanta's WSB-TV station from 1956 to 1980.
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Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Database of teacher support materials including learning modules and resource units on the Civil Rights movement.
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