Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing Collection

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Title:Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing Collection (Birmingham Public Library (Birmingham, Ala.))
Date:1963-1965
Description:

On September 15, 1963, the Ku Klux Klan bombed the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and killed four little girls. These powerful images show the immediate and widespread destruction of the tragedy and heartbreak that inspired a movement. Sixteenth Street Baptist Church is located at the intersection of 16th Street and 6th Avenue North.

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Types:Clippings | Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963 | Bombings--Alabama--Birmingham--History--20th century | African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham--History--20th century | African American churches--Alabama--Birmingham--History--20th century | Murder--Alabama--Birmingham--History--20th century | Bombing investigation--Alabama--Birmingham | African American girls--Violence against--Alabama--Birmingham | African Americans--Violence against--Alabama--Birmingham | Birmingham (Ala.) | Jefferson County (Ala.)
Institution:Birmingham Public Library Archives
Contributors:Birmingham News | Birmingham Public Library (Birmingham, Ala.) | Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing Collection (Birmingham Public Library (Birmingham, Ala.))
Online Publisher:Birmingham, Ala. : Birmingham Public Library | 2004/2005
Original Material:

Bombing--16th St. Baptist Church Newspaper Articles/Headlines, Birmingham, Alabama. Police Department Surveillance Files, 1947-1980, Archives Collection, Birmingham Public Library

Rights and Usage:

The Birmingham Public Library has reproduced images and clippings from The Birmingham News with the permission of The Birmingham News. All rights reserved.

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Forms part of online collection: Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing (Birmingham, Ala.)

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.bplonline.org/resources/Digital_Project/SixteenthStBaptistBomb.asp