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Web site with information on work for social justice in Athens, Georgia, including the civil rights movement and the University of Georgia's integration in 1961, the first female students at the university in 1919, and the role of student activists in the 1960s and 1970s. Stories link to newsfilm clips from the WSB-TV archive as well as other resources online. Stories also include questions and suggested activities for the classroom.

Freedom on Film is a component of the Civil Rights Digital Library, which received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Types:Instructional materials | Articles | Lesson plans | Teaching guides | Moving images
Subjects:Civil rights--Georgia--Athens | African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Athens | African Americans--Georgia--Athens | Civil rights movements--Georgia--Athens | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Athens | Civil rights workers--Georgia--Athens | African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Athens | Student movements--Georgia--Athens | College students--Georgia--Athens | African American college students--Georgia--Athens | University of Georgia--Employees | Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) | University System of Georgia | Segregation--Georgia--Athens | University of Georgia--Students | Women--Georgia--Athens | Social justice--Georgia--Athens | Segregation in education--Georgia--Athens | College integration--Georgia--Athens | Athens (Ga.) | Clarke County (Ga.)
Institution:Franklin College of Arts and Sciences (University of Georgia)
Contributors:Civil Rights Digital Library Collection (Digital Library of Georgia) | Freedom on Film (Project) | Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Online Publisher:[Athens, Ga.] : Freedom on Film | 2008
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Cite as: Freedom on Film : Civil Rights in Georgia, For permission to use story passages or images from the Web site, contact Dr. Barbara McCaskill at

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