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|Title:||Equal access to public accommodations|
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.
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 | 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:||Civil Rights Movement in Virginia : An Exhibition on Display February 7 - June 19, 2004|
|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|
Forms part of: The Civil Rights movement in Virginia (Virginia Historical Society)
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.vahistorical.org/civilrights/equal.htm|