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Introduction : Civil rights movement in Virginia

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Creator:Library of Congress
Title:Introduction : Civil rights movement in Virginia

Introduction to the online exhibit depicting the African American civil rights movement in the twentieth century, focusing on the 1950s and 1960s. Text on the site provides background to Virginia's experience with the Civil Rights movement as well as its influence on the movement around the country. The page includes one black-and-white photograph of police dragging a protester from a store from the Virginia Historical Society and the Library of Congress

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 | Web sites | InteractiveResource
Subjects:African Americans--Segregation--Virginia | Civil rights movements--Virginia | African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia | African American civil rights workers--Virginia | Civil rights workers--Virginia | Segregation in education--Virginia | Passive resistance--Virginia | Police brutality--Virginia--Richmond | United States, Virginia, Richmond, 37.5537575, -77.4602617
Collection:Civil Rights Movement in Virginia : An Exhibition on Display February 7 - June 19, 2004
Institution:Virginia Historical Society
Contributors:Virginia Historical Society
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Civil Rights Movement in Virginia Collection (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/introduction.htm