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Pete Seeger and a Freedom School class in 1964

1964 Free Speech Movement Digital Archive and Symposium
Provides information about the first white student demonstration of the 1960s. "For most of the leaders of the Berkeley revolt, the movement was seen as an extension of the civil rights struggle and the Summer Project in particular. The tactical, ideological, and personnel imprint of Freedom Summer was everywhere evident in the events at Berkeley." (Berkeley, University of California)

Amistad Research Center
Includes listing of civil rights collections held by this institution.

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Provides various information about the institute.

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
Includes a listing of the primary materials available to researchers in their library (in Topeka, Kansas).

The Caldwell Journals
Personal accounts of journalists during the Civil Rights Movement. (Maynard Institute for Journalism Education)

Civil Rights Collections
List of civil rights-related collections at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The Civil Rights Era
Part of the Library of Congress American Memory Project.

Civil Rights Issue Position Papers
Collection of both positive and negative publications on the Civil Rights Movement.

Civil Rights Documentation Project
Provides information about civil rights oral histories, indexed by interviewee, subject, and collection. Also provides full-text access to some transcripts. (Center for Oral History & Cultural Heritage, University of Southern Mississippi)

Civil Rights in Mississippi Thesaurus (Index)
Provides a local list of Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) that are specifically related to the civil rights movement in Mississippi.

Greensboro Sit-Ins: Launch of a Civil Rights Movement
Provides a timeline, photos, and many sound clips.

The King Center
Links to information about Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as a complete transcript of the MLK assassination conspiracy trial.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute
Provides the text of MLK's papers, speeches, and sermons, a chronology, and full-text of articles pertaining to MLK. (Stanford University)

Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Includes information about accessing their collections.
See also: Sovereignty Commission Online -Selected sovereignty commission records, searchable by name, folder, and rebuttal. (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)

National Civil Rights Museum
in Memphis, Tennessee.

National Voting Rights Museum and Institute
in Selma, Alabama.

Powerful Days in Black and White
Photographs by Charles Moore (Eastman Kodak Company).

Readings from "My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr."
From "My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr." by Coretta Scott King. Provided by HarperAudio.

Selected Bibliography of Print Materials on Civil Rights in Mississippi
List of books and journals with information on the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi. (Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive, University of Southern Mississippi)

Toward Racial Equality
Harper's Weekly. Reports on Black America, 1857-1874. Text and Imagery taken from Harper's Weekly dating from 1857-1874 on the subjects of the Civil War, Slavery, Reconstruction, and Culture and Society. Some of the information here is valuable as information related to the later civil rights movement. There is also a link to information about the 19th century Ku Klux Klan hearings.

Timeline of the American Civil Rights Movements
Timeline of events that were milestones in the Civil Rights movement. Includes links to addtional information on these milestones.

University of Mississippi Department of Archives and Special Collections
Includes information about the James Howard Meredith collection.

U.S. Civil Rights Code
Provides full text of U.S. law pertaining to civil rights.

Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement
A project by Civil Rights Movement veterans for Civil Rights Movement veterans. Information about these veterans and a memorial section, along with a list of resources, and a bibliography.

Voices of the Civil Rights Era
Provides sound clips of Martin Luther King, Jr. , John F. Kennedy, and Malcolm X. (Historic Audio Archives, Webcorp Multimedia)

We Shall Overcome: Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement
Includes a list of sites to visit and a bibliography.

When Youth Protest: The Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, 1955-1970
Published online by Mississippi History Now, a publication of the Mississippi Historical Society.

Wisconsin Historical Society
An online catalog allows searches for civil rights materials.

The Whole World was Watching: An Oral History of 1968
In addition to transcripts and sound recordings, the site also includes a glossary, timeline, and a bibliography. (Joint project between South Kingstown High School and Brown University's Scholarly Technology Group)

Will the Circle Be Unbroken?
Home page for the audio series produced by the Southern Regional Council. Besides information about the series, this website provides audio excerpts, transcripts, and a bibliography.

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