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Tennessee encyclopedia of history and culture

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Creator:Tennessee Historical Society
Creator:University of Tennessee Press
Title:Tennessee encyclopedia of history and culture

Online encyclopedia with information about the Civil Rights movement in Tennessee, including articles about the history of the movement, important individuals in the civil rights struggle, and important events. Some articles have links to associated images.

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:Encyclopedias | Articles | Photographs | Portraits | Text
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 | Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 | Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 | Lawson, James M., 1928- | Nash, Diane, 1938- | Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931 | Civil rights movements--Tennessee | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee | Tennessee--Race relations--History--20th century | African American civil rights workers--Tennessee | Civil rights workers--Tennessee | Discrimination--Tennessee | Segregation in education--Tennessee | Segregation--Tennessee | Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) | Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Fisk University | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee | National Civil Rights Museum | United States, Tennessee, 35.517491, -86.580447
Institution:Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture
Contributors:Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture
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Online Edition copyright ?2002 The University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, Tennessee. All Rights Reserved.

For permission to use passages or images in the on-line edition, please contact the Tennessee Historical Society.

Persistent Link to Item:http://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/