Museums, Academic Centers, History Projects, & Government Sites

See also:
Southern Freedom Movement Links
Movement Veterans Home Page
Movement Bibliography
Museums, Academic, Historic, & Government Centers

1964 Freedom Summer Project, Wisconsin Historical Society. Online collection of thousands of Freedom Summer documents.

ACCORD Freedom Trail. Commemorating the Movement in St. Augustine, Florida.

African-American Odyssey — Civil Rights Era: Part of "A Quest for Full Citizenship" exhibit that explores black America's quest for equality. Showcases collections of the Library of Congress — books, documents, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, etc.

Albany Civil Rights Institute. Website commemorating the movement in Albany and SouthWest Georgia.

Americus-Sumter County Movement Remembered Committee. Remembering and commemorating the Freedom Movement in Americus and Sumter County Georgia.

Amistad Research Center Independent archive specializing in the history of African Americans and other Ethnic Minorities. (Housed at Tulane Univ)

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Dedicated to the spirit and courage of those who dared to confront the bigotry and racial discrimination of American society.

Center for Civil and Human Rights (Atlanta, GA)

Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture Alabama State University (Montgomery, AL)

Civil Rights Commission ~ See U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR)

Civil Rights Movement 1955-65, by Lisa Cozzens for her high school history project.

Civil Rights Heritage Center. Indiana University South Bend.

Civil Rights Movement in Virginia. Online exhibit by Virginia Historical Society.

Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive. Project of University of Southern Mississippi. Primary sources and digitized versions of rare and unique archival resources on race relations in Mississippi.

CivilRightsTeaching.org. Provides books, videos, and other resources for teaching about the Civil Rights Movement. Includes online lesson plans and links to several key civil rights websites. Hosted by Teaching for Change, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC. Fannie Lou Hamer Political Institute, Jackson State University

From Snarling Dogs to Bloody Sundays. Teaching Past the Platitudes of the Civil Rights Movement (Rethinking Schools Online)

International Civil Rights Center & Museum . Dedicated to the Civil Rights Movement. Located in the Woolworth's building in Greensboro, North Carolina where the first sit-in took place.

Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

King Center, Atlanta GA

M.L. King Research & Education Institute ~ Stanford Univ..

Mississippi Freedom Summer Project 1964, Miami University (Oxford Ohio).

Mississippi Sovereignty Commission Online Archives. The once- secret documents of Mississippi's infamous anti-civil rights agency.

Robert Russa Moton Museum. The 1951 student strike at this Virginia high school set in motion the lawsuits that resulted in the Brown v Board of Education Supreme Court decision.

National Civil Rights Museum. Website of the museum in the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN. Dedicated to assisting the public in understanding the lessons of the Civil Rights Movement and its impact and influence on the human rights movement worldwide.

National Voting Rights Museum and Institute. Site devoted to the Selma Freemdom Movement's fight for voting rights.

Poverty & Race Research Action Council. A non-partisan, national, not-for-profit organization convened by major civil rights, civil liberties and anti-poverty groups to link social science research to advocacy work in order to successfully address problems at the intersection of race and poverty.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (NY Public Library)

Social Action Collection, Wisconsin Historical Society. Website for large collection of historical materials.

SNCC Legacy Project. The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Legacy Project (SLP) is dedicated to preserving and extending SNCC's legacy. Although SNCC the organization no longer exists, it believes that its legacy continues and needs to be brought forward in ways that continue the struggle for freedom, justice and liberty.

Southern Oral History Project. Part of Univerity North Carolina-Chapel Hill's Center for the Study of the American South

TeachingHistory.Org. History resources and materials for teachers.

Trenholm State Technical College Archives. Repository of collections of Montgomery's pioneer voting and civil rights activists, circa 1870-present. The collections contain photographs, manuscripts, correspondences and small artifacts.

Veterans of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement. Honoring and commemorating the Freedom Movement veterans of Mississippi.

We Shall Overcome sites. National Historic Register of places of the Civil Rights Movement.

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR)
Historical Publications of USCCR (Univ of Maryland)

 

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