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Massive resistance

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Creator:Library of Congress
Creator:Richmond Times-Dispatch
Title:Massive resistance
Date:1954-1959
Description:

Section of online exhibit outlining the massive, organized white resistance to the courts' school integration orders. The page includes six black-and-white photographs, two political cartoons, and a ballot from an election in 1958 from the Virginia Historical Society, the Library of Congress, and the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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 | Editorial cartoons | Ballots | Web sites | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Almond, J. Lindsay (James Lindsay), 1898-1986 | African Americans--Segregation--Virginia | Civil rights movements--Virginia | African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia | Education--Virginia | Segregation in education--Virginia | African Americans--Education | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Virginia | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894
Collection:Civil Rights Movement in Virginia : An Exhibition on Display February 7 - June 19, 2004
Institution:Virginia Historical Society
Contributors:Virginia Historical Society
Original Material:

Civil Rights Movement in Virginia Collection (Virginia Historical Society)

Rights and Usage:

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Related Materials:

Forms part of: The Civil Rights movement in Virginia (Virginia Historical Society)

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