Recommended Resources

“The Long Civil Rights Movement and the Political Uses of the Past,” by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall appeared in the Journal of American History, vol. 91, no. 4 (March 2005), 1233-53. It is available here for members of subscribing institutions.


Oral Histories of the American South
Documenting the American South, University of North Carolina

Center for History and New Media
George Mason University

Civil Rights Digital Library
University of Georgia Libraries

Civil Rights Greensboro
University of North Carolina – Greensboro

Civil Rights in Mississippi
University of Southern Mississippi

Film and Media Archive
Washington University at St. Louis

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute
Stanford University

The Civil Rights Struggle, African-American GIs, and Germany
German Historical Institute, Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Vassar College

Voices of the Civil Rights
AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), and the Library of Congress.

Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project
University of Washington

Civil Rights Movement Veterans
A wealth of information by and for veterans of the civil rights movement.

Civil Rights Video History Project
Stetson University

Seattle Civil Rights & Labor History Project
University of Washington

Civil Rights Movement in Mobile Alabama
University of South Alabama

A Change is Gonna Come: Black, Indian, and White Voices for Racial Equality
NC Museum of History

The Civil Rights Movement and the Black Experience in Miami
University of Miami

The Civil Rights Project

I Am A Man: The Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike
Wayne State University

NAACP: A Century in the Fight for Freedom
Library of Congress

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In Print
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In Person

“New Birth of Freedom: Civil War to Civil Rights in California”
California State University-Fullerton, April 27, 2011-November 13, 2011

Beck Cultural Exchange Center
Knoxville, TN

“We Shall Not Be Moved: The 50th Anniversary of Tennessee’s Civil Rights Sit-ins”
A traveling exhibition from the Tennessee State Museum

For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights
University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC), in partnership with the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution

National Civil Rights Museum
Lorraine Motel, Memphis, TN

Pullman Porters: From Service to Civil Rights
National Railroad Museum, Greenbay, WI

Marching Toward Justice: The History of the 14th Amendment
A traveling exhibit from the Damon J. Keith Law Collection of African American Legal History at Wayne State University

The Civil Rights Collection of the Nashville Public Library
Nashville, TN

The Tubman African American Museum
Macon, GA

The Albany Civil Rights Institute
Albany, GA