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Background map: 1961 Freedom Rides

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Creator:Moody, Sidney C.
Title:Background map: 1961 Freedom Rides
Date:1962 Feb. 5
Description:

Text of a news article entitled "Freedom rides brought more than violence" written by Sid Moody on February 5, 1962. The article focuses on the Congress of Racial Equality, the group that organized the 1961 Freedom Rides. It features a map showing the routes of the Freedom Rides and pinpointing instances of violence along the routes.

Exhibited: African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, Library of Congress, 1998.

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Types:Texts (document genres) | Text
Subjects:Farmer, James, 1920- | Marshall, Burke, 1922- | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights--United States | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Southern States--Maps | Congress of Racial Equality | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729
Collection:African American Odyssey
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
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Persistent Link to Item:http://crdl.usg.edu/id:loc_afamodyssey_0904001r
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/odyssey/archive/09/0904001r.jpg