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Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights

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Title:Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights

The Digital Library at the Nasvhille (Tennessee) Public Library contains materials relating to the history and culture of the city of Nashville and of Davidson County. Civil rights materials in the collection include photographs from the archive of the Nashville Banner newspaper, oral histories of civil rights workers and business leaders in the community, oral histories of veterans from the area, and other objects from the civil rights movement.

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:black-and-white photographs | oral histories | sound recordings | records | StillImage | Sound
Subjects:African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Segregation | African Americans--Suffrage | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Nashville | Social change--Tennessee--Nashville | Student protesters--Tennessee--Nashville | Activists--American--Tennessee--Nashville | Protest movements--Tennessee--Nashville | Nashville (Tenn.)--History | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | Race relations | Sit-ins--Tennessee--Nashville | United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville, 36.16589, -86.78444
Institution:Nashville Public Library
Contributors:Nashville Public Library (Tenn.). Special Collections Division
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Items were selected from the following collections: Nashville Banner Archives, Century III Nashville Collection, Civil Rights Ephemera Collection, Civil Rights Oral History Project, Jack Knox Political Cartoon Collection, Nashville Business Leaders Oral History Project, and the Veterans History Project Collection.

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U.S. and international copyright laws protect this digital content, which is provided for educational purposes only and may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed for any other purpose without written permission. Please contact the Special Collections Division of the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street, Nashville, Tennessee, 37219. Telephone (615) 862-5782.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.library.nashville.org/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=all&CISOBOX1=civil%20rights&CISOFIELD1=subjeb&CISOOP2=exact&CISOBOX2=&CISOFIELD2=title&CISOOP3=any&CISOBOX3=&CISOFIELD3=title&CISOOP4=none&CISOBOX4=&CISOFIELD4=title&CISOROOT=all&t=s