Equal access to public accommodations

Equal access to public accommodations

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Title:Equal access to public accommodations
Date:1940-1964
Description:

Section of online exhibit focusing on efforts to overcome discrimination in public accommodations ranging from the 1944 Irene Morgan court case against segregated seating on buses to the 1961 sit-ins and the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The page includes ten black-and-white photographs and one newspaper article from the Virginia Historical Society, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and the Valentine Richmond History Center.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | Newspapers | Web sites
Subjects:African Americans--Segregation--Virginia | Civil rights movements--Virginia | African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia | Discrimination in public accommodations--Virginia | Segregation in transportation--Virginia | Virginia
Collection:
Institution:Virginia Historical Society
Contributors:Virginia Historical Society | Richmond Times-Dispatch | Valentine Richmond History Center | Civil Rights Movement in Virginia Collection (Virginia Historical Society)
Online Publisher:[Richmond (Va.)] : Virginia Historical Society
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Forms part of: The Civil Rights movement in Virginia (Virginia Historical Society)

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.vahistorical.org/civilrights/equal.htm