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Introduction. About the Civil Rights Movement Veterans website.

How to Use This Website. Describes how to use the website and explains how it is divided into sections.

The Freedom Movement of the 1950s-1960s

Photo Album. Photos from the Southern Freedom Movement.

Movement History & Timeline. Chronological listing of articles describing the Southern Freedom Movement events.

Our Words. Articles, speeches, and background information about aspects of the Movement and its major events written or spoken by Movement participants at the time.

Movement Documents. Original documents, publications, and organizing materials from the Southern Freedom Movement.

Reports & Letters From the Field. Memos & reports to headquarters, letters home & to publications, and diary entries from freedom workers in the field.

Poetry. Poems by about the Southern Freedom Movement by Movement veterans and others.

Topic-Specific Resources

Martin Luther King Resources

Voting Rights & Literacy Test Resources

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Commitee (SNCC) Resources

Montgomery Bus Boycott & Rosa Parks Resources

Freedom Rides and Freedom Riders Resources

Nonviolence Resources.

Freedom Movement Veterans

Veterans Roll Call. Names and contact information of Southern Freedom Movement veterans, brief descriptions of when and where they worked, and how the Movement affected their lives.

In Memory. Tributes to, and memories of, freedom fighters who have passed on.

Our Stories. Personal stories, narratives, interview transcripts, and memories of individual freedom fighters.

Our Thoughts. Articles, essays, analyses, and commentaries about the Freedom Movement and current events written by Movement veterans in the years since.

Our Discussions. Transcripts of group discussions about the Freedom Movement by Movement veterans.

Speakers List. List of veterans willing to speak, or answer questions about the movement, grouped by state.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Where Movement veterans provide their short answers to the questions most often asked by students interested in the Civil Rights Movement.


Film, Video & Audio

Web Links. Links to other Civil Rights Movement websites.

Bibliography. Listing of books, videos, and music about the Freedom Movement.

Terminology & Acronyms Used on This Website

Sample Release Form. A model release form for Movement veterans who are being interviewed.

Archive. Old sections of the website that are not currently active.

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