Durham Civil Rights Heritage Project

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Title:Durham Civil Rights Heritage Project

Web site with information about the history of the Civil Rights movement in Durham, North Carolina in the 1960s. The site documents local civil rights demonstrations, visits by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and presidential candidate George Wallace. Photographs, documents, and text present the history of the local movement while a timeline compares the national and local movements.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:StillImage | InteractiveResource | Text
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination | Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998 | African Americans--North Carolina--Durham | African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina--Durham | Civil rights--North Carolina--Durham | Segregation--North Carolina--Durham | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Durham | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Durham | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Durham | Durham (N.C.)--Race relations | Race relations | Discrimination in public accommodations--North Carolina--Durham | Presidential candidates--United States | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Durham | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Durham | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Durham | Duke University | Orangeburg (S.C)--Race relations | Civil rights workers--Violence against--South Carolina--Orangeburg | Student movements--South Carolina--Orangeburg | Police brutality--South Carolina--Orangeburg | United States, North Carolina, Durham County, Durham, 35.9940329, -78.898619 | United States, South Carolina, Orangeburg | United States, South Carolina, Orangeburg County
Institution:Durham County Library
Contributors:Durham County (N.C.). Library
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Web site copyright by the Durham County Library. All photographs copyrighted as indicated on each photograph.

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.durhamcountylibrary.org/exhibits/dcrhp/