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|Creator:||Walbert, Eileen Kelly|
|Creator:||Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (Birmingham, Ala.)|
|Title:||Eileen Kelley Walbert|
In the 1960s, Birmingham, Alabama's strict segregation laws, and violence against blacks, inspired whites like Eileen Walbert, shown in this interview, to form the Concerned White Citizens of Alabama. Walbert and other sympathetic whites participated in demonstrations for racial equality. Like many civil rights activists, they too suffered reprisals.
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Grade range: 6-12.
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|Types:||Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Oral histories | Interviews | Transcripts | MovingImage|
|Subjects:||Walbert, Eileen Kelly | Aaron, Judge | Shuttlesworth, Fred L., 1922-2011 | Women civil rights workers--Alabama--Birmingham | Women, White--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights workers--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Birmingham | African Americans--Social conditions | African Americans--Segregation | African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights movements--Alabama | Suffrage--Alabama--Birmingham | Equality--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham | Alabama--Race relations | Minorities--Education | African Americans--Violence against | Ku Klux Klan (1915- )--Alabama | Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965 | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | Concerned White Citizens of Alabama | Birmingham Council on Human Relations | United States, Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham, 33.5206608, -86.80249|
|Collection:||Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection|
|Institution:||WGBH Educational Foundation|
|Contributors:||WGBH Educational Foundation|
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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/walbert/|