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From Canterbury to Little Rock : the struggle for educational equality for African Americans

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Title:From Canterbury to Little Rock : the struggle for educational equality for African Americans

Web site providing a lesson plan highlighting the historical significance of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Canterbury, Connecticut, in the struggle for equal educational opportunities for African Americans. The lesson plan provides historical context to the roles of the two communities, an introductory question, a map identifying the two towns, readings about education in Canterbury and Little Rock, photographs of the two schools central in the lesson plan, a list of activities, and a list of supplementary 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 | photographs | maps | web sites | lesson plans | teaching guides | texts (document genres) | Text
Subjects:Historic buildings--Connecticut--Canterbury | Historic buildings--Arkansas--Little Rock | African Americans--Education--Connecticut--Canterbury | African Americans--Education--Arkansas--Little Rock | African Americans--Civil rights--Connecticut--Canterbury | African Americans--Civil rights--Arkansas--Little Rock | Abolitionists--United States | Social reformers--Arkansas--Little Rock | Social reformers--Connecticut--Canterbury | School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Arkansas--Little Rock | Civil rights workers--Arkansas--Little Rock | Civil rights workers--Connecticut--Canterbury | Civil rights movements--Arkansas--Little Rock | Civil rights movements--Connecticut--Canterbury | United States, Connecticut, Canterbury | United States, Connecticut, Windham County | United States, Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, 34.7465, -92.2896
Collection:Teaching with Historic Places
Institution:National Park Service
Contributors:United States. National Park Service
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