Sit-ins & the Movement

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Title:Sit-ins & the movement | Sit-ins and the movement
Description:

History section of the Web site of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina. The site documents the sit-ins beginning on February 1, 1960 and spreading throughout the world. The Museum then explores day-to-day events and milestones of the 1960s as the movement spread throughout the south and across the nation and the world. The site has a timeline of the movement, photographs, and information on the sit-in and the participants.

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:Instructional materials | Timelines (chronologies) | Black-and-white photographs | Texts (document genres) | Biographies
Subjects:Khazan, Jibreel, 1941- | McCain, Franklin (Franklin Eugene), 1941- | McNeil, Joseph (Joseph Alfred), 1942- | Richmond, David (David Leinail), 1941-1990 | Harris, C. L. | Johns, Ralph, 1916-1997 | Moebes, Jack, 1911-2002 | Spivey, Jo Jones, 1917-2003 | Sit-ins--North Carolina--Greensboro | Sit-ins--United States | Civil rights movement--United States | Civil rights movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights demonstrations--United States | Civil rights demonstrations--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | African American civil rights workers | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Civil rights workers--United States | Protest movements--North Carolina--Greensboro | Protest movements--United States | Direct action--North Carolina--Greensboro | Direct action--United States | African American college students--North Carolina--Greensboro | F.W. Woolworth Company | Greensboro (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | African Americans--Segregation--North Carolina--Greensboro | Race discrimination--North Carolina--Greensboro | Greensboro (N.C.) | Guilford County (N.C.) | United States
Institution:International Civil Rights Center & Museum
Contributors:International Civil Rights Center and Museum
Online Publisher:[Greensboro, N.C.] : International Civil Rights Center and Museum
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.sitinmovement.org/history/civil-rights-movement.asp