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Jack Rabin collection on Alabama civil rights and Southern activists

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Creator:Rabin, Jack, 1945-
Title:Jack Rabin collection on Alabama civil rights and Southern activists
Description:

Web site with access to the Jack Rabin Collection on Alabama Civil Rights and Southern Activists which includes copies of records of the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) and many hours of oral history of the renowned civil liberties lawyer Clifford Durr. It also provides access to an undated filmed interview of Stokely Carmichael (later known as Kwame Ture) in Montgomery; 450 black-and-white photographs created by the Subversive Unit of the Investigative and Identification Division of the Alabama Department of Public Safety in the course of sit-ins, demonstrations, and marches in several Alabama cities during the early to mid-1960s; and surveillance tapes preserving speeches made variously at an anniversary meeting of the MIA in 1963, at the conclusion of the Selma-to-Montgomery March in 1965, and in Bessemer and Birmingham, Alabama, in the course of the Poor People's Campaign of 1968. The site highlights the work of John Beecher, Stokely Carmichael, Clifford and Virignia Durr, Charles Gomillion, Lester Hankerson, Myles Horton, and E. D. Nixon.

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:Image | Text | MovingImage | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Beecher, John, 1904-1980 | Carmichael, Stokely | Durr, Clifford J. (Clifford Judkins), 1899-1975 | Durr, Virginia Foster | Gomillion, Charles G. (Charles Goode), 1900- | Hankerson, Lester | Horton, Myles, 1905- | Nixon, Edgar Daniel | Civil rights movements--Alabama | African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama | Civil rights--Alabama | Civil rights workers--Alabama | African American civil rights workers--Alabama | Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights | Montgomery Improvement Association | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama | Sit-ins--Alabama | Direct action--Alabama | Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965 | National Socialist White People's Party | White supremacy movements--Alabama | Poverty--Alabama | Poor People's Campaign | Alabama--Social conditions | Segregation--Alabama | African Americans--Segregation--Alabama | Alabama--Race relations | Civil rights workers--Southern States | Alabama | Montgomery (Ala.) | Montgomery County (Ala.) | Southern States
Institution:Penn State Special Collections Library
Contributors:Pennsylvania State University. Special Collections Library
Online Publisher:[University Park, Pa.] : Penn State University Libraries
Original Material:

Jack Rabin Collection on Alabama Civil Rights and Southern Activists, 1941-2004 (bulk 1956-1974), Accession 2002-0116H, Historical Collections and Labor Archives, Special Collections Library, University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University.

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/digital/rabin.html