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|Creator:||Thornton, J. Mills|
|Title:||Selma to Montgomery March|
|Date:||2007 Mar. 14|
Encyclopedia article about the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery March which was a central event of the Selma voting rights demonstrations. It provided some of the most recognized imagery of the civil rights movement and sparked several infamous crimes. Its route is now a national historic trail, and re-enactors, some of whom took part in the original march, meet on important anniversaries to retrace the path of the original event.
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|Types:||Articles | Interactive Resource|
|Subjects:||Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965 | Civil rights movements--Alabama | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama | Civil rights workers--Alabama | African American civil rights workers--Alabama | Protest marches--Alabama | African Americans--Suffrage | Alabama--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Suffrage--Alabama | Selma (Ala.) | Dallas County (Ala.) | Montgomery (Ala.) | Montgomery County (Ala.)|
|Collection:||Institution:||Encyclopedia of Alabama||Contributors:||Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project)||Online Publisher:||[Auburn, Ala.] : Alabama Humanities Foundation and Auburn University | 2007-03-14||Rights and Usage:|
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