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Title:Savannah
Description:

Web site with information on work for social justice in Savannah, Georgia, including the aftermath of a civil rights demonstration in 1963, the merging of Savannah State and Armstrong State Colleges in the 1970s, a protest of forced busing by the National Socialist White Peoples' Party, and President Richard M. Nixon's visit to the city in the 1970s. 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:Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 | Civil rights--Georgia--Savannah | African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Savannah | African Americans--Georgia--Savannah | Civil rights movements--Georgia--Savannah | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Savannah | Civil rights workers--Georgia--Savannah | African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Savannah | Social justice--Georgia--Savannah | Segregation--Georgia--Savannah | Savannah (Ga.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Segregation in education--Georgia--Savannah | Busing for school integration--Georgia--Savannah | Presidents--United States | Race riots--Georgia--Savannah | Armstrong State College (Ga.) | Universities and colleges--Georgia--Savannah | Savannah State College (Ga.) | Savannah (Ga.) | Chatham 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.

Related Materials:

Forms part of the Civil Rights Digital Library.

Forms part of the Freedom on Film Learning Object Web site.

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