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Movement music medley

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Creator:Leonard, Frederick
Title:Movement music medley

This collection of songs accompanies photographs taken during the Civil Rights movement. These songs, sung during mass meetings and demonstrations, capture the sense of hope and unity among African Americans and highlight the role of music in the struggle for equal rights.

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: K-12.

Lesson plans using this resource: Taking a stand.

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 | Interviews | Oral histories | Music | Videorecordings | Black-and-white photographs | MovingImage | StillImage | Text
Subjects:Leonard, Frederick | African American singers | Civil rights demonstrations | Civil rights movements | Civil rights workers | Mass meetings | Music | Social justice | Protest songs | Segregation | Singing | Race Relations | Equality | Boycotts--Alabama--Montgomery | Freedom Rides, 1961 | Sit-ins | Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 | Woke up this morning with my mind on freedom (Song) | We shall overcome | United States, Alabama, Montgomeryi, 32.366805, -86.299969 | United States, Alabama, Montgomery County, 32.2202579, -86.2076143
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.

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