Encyclopedia of Chicago

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Title:Encyclopedia of Chicago
Date:1833-present
Description:

Web site with articles about the Civil Rights movement and biographies of social reformers in the Chicago, Illinois Metropolitan Area. Articles include an introduction to the movement in Chicago, histories of local and national Civil Rights organizations, and biographies of local and national leaders, discussing specifically work done in the city and state. The site also includes a short video clip from a 1964 visit by Martin Luther King, Jr. to Chicago as well as other supporting historical documents such as related pamphlets and photographs.

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:Encyclopedias | Articles | Moving images | Photographs | Pamphlets
Subjects:African Americans--Civil rights--Illinois--Chicago | Civil rights movements--Illinois--Chicago | Segregation--Illinois--Chicago | African American civil rights workers--Illinois--Chicago | Civil rights workers--Illinois--Chicago | Chicago (Ill.) | Cook County (Ill.) | DuPage County (Ill.) | Kane County (Ill.) | Lake County (Ill.) | Lake County (Ind.) | McHenry County (Ill.) | Porter County (Ind.) | Will County (Ill.)
Institution:Encyclopedia of Chicago
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Chicago | Chicago History Museum | Newberry Library | Northwestern University
Online Publisher:[Chicago (Ill.)] : Encyclopedia of Chicago | 2005
Rights and Usage:

The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago ?2005 Chicago Historical Society.

The Encyclopedia of Chicago ?2004 The Newberry Library. All Rights Reserved. Portions are copyrighted by other institutions and individuals.

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/