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Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights scrapbook

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Title:Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights scrapbook
Date:1956-1965
Description:

Scrapbook of related to the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights. The Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR) was a civil rights organization formed in 1956 after the NAACP was banned in that state. The ACMHR participated in major demonstrations in Birmingham between 1956 and 1965, from organizing boycotts of segregated businesses, to challenging segregation laws in court. This newsletter from 1961 documents some of the activities of the ACHMR; a program and donation card illustrate the group's fundraising efforts.

Includes a background essay, discussion questions, and alignments to teaching standards.

Major funding for this project is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute.

Grade range: 6-12.

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:Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Scrapbooks
Subjects:Connor, Eugene, 1897-1973 | Shuttlesworth, Fred L., 1922-2011 | African Americans--Segregation | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | African Americans--Southern States--Economic conditions | African American women | African American men | African American children | Minorities--Employment | Minorities--Education | Civil rights movements--Southern States | Equality--Southern States | Civil rights--Southern States | African Americans--History--1964- | Southern States--Race relations | Southern States--Economic conditions--1945- | Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights | Birmingham (Ala.) | Jefferson County (Ala.)
Collection:Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
Institution:WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributors:Birmingham Civil Rights Institute | Teacher's Domain Civil Rights Special Collection | WGBH Educational Foundation
Online Publisher:[Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Educational Foundation | 2002/2008
Rights and Usage:

The Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Collection is a collaborative production of WGBH Education Productions, the WGBH Media Library, and WGBH Interactive, in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.teachersdomain.org/resources/iml04/soc/ush/civil/acmhr/index.html