Educators and Civil Rights

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Title:Educators and civil rights

Selected interviews with educators, artists, and civil rights workers relating to the education of African Americans in Memphis, Tennessee. The collection includes interviews with Lynne Turley, a music teacher in both white and African American schools in Memphis; Mose Yvonne Brooks-Hooks, a teacher, superintendent, and educational advocate; George Hunts, an art teacher and artist; Jane Walters, a teacher during the civil rights movement and integration; and Johnnie Turner, a civil rights worker and teacher.

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:Image | Sound | Text | Collection
Subjects:African Americans--Education | African American educators--Tennessee--Memphis | Educators--Tennessee--Memphis | African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Segregation in education--Tennessee--Memphis | School integration--Tennessee--Memphis | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801
Institution:Rhodes College
Contributors:Crossroads to Freedom Digital Archive Project (Rhodes College)
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