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Albany Civil Rights Movement Museum

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Creator:Turner, Irene
Title:Albany Civil Rights Movement Museum
Date:2007 June 15

Encyclopedia article about the Albany Civil Rights Movement Museum, which commemorates the 1960s civil rights movement in southwest Georgia. The museum is housed in the old Mt. Zion Baptist Church where mass meetings were held, including the first mass meeting of the Albany Movement in November, 1961.

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.

Subjects:Civil rights movements--Museums--Georgia--Albany | Albany (Ga.)--Race relations--History | Museums--Georgia--Albany | Albany Civil Rights Movement Museum (Albany, Ga.) | Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.) | Mt. Zion First Baptist Church (Albany, Ga.) | Albany (Ga.) | Dougherty County (Ga.)
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)
Online Publisher:[Athens, Ga.] : Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press | 2007-06-15
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Cite as: "Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved [date]: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.

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