- Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
- Audrey Hendricks
- Contributor to Resource:
- Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (Birmingham, Ala.)
Hendricks, Audrey, 1953-
- Date of Original:
- African American civil rights workers--Alabama--Birmingham
Women civil rights workers--Alabama--Birmingham
Civil rights workers--Alabama--Birmingham
African American women--Alabama--Birmingham
African American children--Alabama--Birmingham
African American girls--Alabama--Birmingham
African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham
Civil rights movements--Alabama--Birmingham
Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Birmingham
Social justice--United States
Children's Crusade, Birmingham, Ala., 1963
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
- Hendricks, Audrey, 1953-
Hendricks, Lola, 1932-
Connor, Eugene, 1897-1973
- United States, Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham, 33.52066, -86.80249
- instructional materials
oral histories (literary works)
- Instructional Web site for grades three through twelve featuring an interview from June 1995 with Audrey Hendricks about her involvement in the Children's Crusade. In 1963, at the age of nine, Audrey Hendricks left school and joined more than 2,000 students in a Birmingham demonstration that came to be known as the Children's Crusade. In this interview, Hendricks recalls her participation and arrest.
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: 3-12.
A transcript of the Quicktime movie is available.
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.
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- Rights Holder:
- 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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- Please contact holding institution for information regarding use and copyright status.
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- Contributing Institution:
- WGBH Educational Foundation