Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights
Oral histories, records, and black-and-white photographs related to the Civil Rights movement in Nashville, Tennessee.
More About This Collection
Items were selected from the following collections: Nashville Banner Archives, Century III Nashville Collection, Civil Rights Ephemera Collection, Civil Rights Oral History Project, Jack Knox Political Cartoon Collection, Nashville Business Leaders Oral History Project, and the Veterans History Project Collection.
Date of Original
African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville
Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Nashville
Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Nashville
Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Nashville
Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions
Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century--Sources
Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations
The Digital Library at the Nasvhille (Tennessee) Public Library contains materials relating to the history and culture of the city of Nashville and of Davidson County. Civil rights materials in the collection include photographs from the archive of the Nashville Banner newspaper, oral histories of civil rights workers and business leaders in the community, oral histories of veterans from the area, and other objects from the civil rights movement., 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.
U.S. and international copyright laws protect this digital content, which is provided for educational purposes only and may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed for any other purpose without written permission. Please contact the Special Collections Division of the Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street, Nashville, Tennessee, 37219. Telephone (615) 862-5782.
Nashville Public Library
Nashville Public Library (Tenn.). Special Collections Division