Gomillion, Charles G. (Charles Goode), 1900-
Civil rights activist, educator, and dean of the Tuskegee Institute. A sociology professor, he served on the faculty of Tuskegee Institute from 1934 until retiring in 1971. In 1941, He founded the Tuskegee Civic Association and served as its president. He was the lead plaintiff in the gerrymandering case, Gomillion v. Lightfoot, which was decided by the Supreme Court in 1960.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- "Integrated in All Respects": Ed Friend's Highlander Folk School Films and the Politics of Segregation (Digital Library of Georgia)
- Jack Rabin collection on Alabama Civil Rights and Southern Activists (Penn State Special Collections Library)
- Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights (Nashville Public Library)
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)
- William A. Elwood Civil Rights Lawyers Project collection, 1984-1989 (University of Virginia. Library)