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Title:Macon
Description:

Web site with information on work for social justice in Macon, Georgia, including the civil rights movement, the influence of mayor Ronnie Thompson, the influence of African American leader William Randall, refusal to integrate at Tattnall Square Baptist Church and a meeting between leaders of the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Bibb County commissioners. Stories link to newsfilm clips from the WSB-TV archive as well as other resources online. Stories also include questions and suggested activities for the classroom.

Freedom on Film is a component of the Civil Rights Digital Library, which received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Types:Instructional materials | Articles | Lesson plans | Teaching guides | Moving images
Subjects:Thompson, Ronnie | Randall, William P., 1919-1995 | Oni, Sam, 1941- | Holmes, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph) | Civil rights--Georgia--Macon | African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Macon | African Americans--Georgia--Macon | Civil rights movements--Georgia--Macon | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Macon | Civil rights workers--Georgia--Macon | African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Macon | County government--Georgia--Bibb County | Boycotts--Georgia--Macon | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Social justice--Georgia--Macon | Women's rights--Georgia--Macon | Strikes and lockouts--Georgia--Macon | National Organization for Women | Tattnall Square Baptist Church (Macon, Ga.) | Discrimination in public accommodations--Georgia--Macon | Segregation--Georgia--Macon | Macon (Ga.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Macon (Ga.) | Bibb County (Ga.)
Institution:Franklin College of Arts and Sciences (University of Georgia)
Contributors:Civil Rights Digital Library Collection (Digital Library of Georgia) | Freedom on Film (Project) | Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Online Publisher:[Athens, Ga.] : Freedom on Film | 2008
Rights and Usage:

Cite as: Freedom on Film : Civil Rights in Georgia, http://civilrights.uga.edu/ For permission to use story passages or images from the Web site, contact Dr. Barbara McCaskill at bmccaski@uga.edu.

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Forms part of the Civil Rights Digital Library.

Forms part of the Freedom on Film Learning Object Website.

Persistent Link to Item:http://civilrights.uga.edu/bibliographies/macon/