Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing Collection (Birmingham Public Library (Birmingham, Ala.))
Newspaper clippings and photographs related to the 1963 bombing of Birmingham's Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and the subsequent investigation and trial
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Contributor to Resource
New York Times Company
Bombing--16th St. Baptist Church Newspaper Articles/Headlines, Birmingham, Alabama. Police Department Surveillance Files, 1947-1980, Archives Collection, Birmingham Public Library
Date of Original
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham--History--20th century
African American churches--Alabama--Birmingham--History--20th century
African American girls--Violence against--Alabama--Birmingham
African Americans--Violence against--Alabama--Birmingham
On September 15, 1963, the Ku Klux Klan bombed the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and killed four little girls. These powerful images show the immediate and widespread destruction of the tragedy and heartbreak that inspired a movement. Sixteenth Street Baptist Church is located at the intersection of 16th Street and 6th Avenue North., 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.
The Birmingham Public Library has reproduced images and clippings from The Birmingham News with the permission of The Birmingham News. All rights reserved. , This material may be protected under Title 17 of the U. S. Copyright Law which governs the making of photocopies or reproductions of copyrighted materials. You may use the digitized material for private study, scholarship, or research.
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