Road trip! through SC Civil Rights history (1940s - 1970s)

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Title:Road trip! through SC Civil Rights history (1940s - 1970s) | Road trip! through South Carolina Civil Rights history (1940s - 1970s)

Interactive Web site designed to help teachers and students learn about the people, events and importance of the civil rights movement in South Carolina from the 1940s to the early 1970s. The site uses real life technology gadgets such cell phones, camcorders, laptops and GPS mapping systems in a virtual world to make the learning of history a fun and enjoyable experience. The site includes virtual tours of historic locations, ability to download pictures and video clips, using downloaded items to create a civil rights report for class, lesson plans created to South Carolina standards, a searchable database, a timeline of all civil rights events, a photo gallery, email and contact information for site consultants, information to archival institutions, and a reading list of suggested resources.

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 | Web sites | Texts (document genres) | Photographs | Black-and-white photographs | Interviews | Learning modules | Lesson plans | Timelines (chronologies) | MovingImage | StillImage | Text
Subjects:Briggs, Harry, d. 1986--Trials, litigation, etc. | Civil rights--South Carolina | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina | Civil rights movements--South Carolina | Civil rights workers--South Carolina | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina | South Carolina--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Race discrimination--South Carolina | Segregation in education--South Carolina | School integration--South Carolina | Congress of Racial Equality | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | National Urban League | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | Passive resistance--South Carolina | Nonviolence--South Carolina | United States, South Carolina, 33.836081, -81.163724
Institution:South Carolina Educational Television Commission
Contributors:South Carolina. Educational Television Commission
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Copyright 2007-2009 ETV Commission

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