This page provides links to Civil Rights Movement Archive resources that have significant content related to the Freedom Struggle in Georgia.
Georgia Movement: Photos
Georgia Movement: History Articles
Georgia Movement: Articles & Speeches
Georgia Movement: Documents, Field Reports & Letters
Georgia Movement: Interviews, Stories & Oral-Histories
Georgia Movement: Commentaries & Analyses by Movement Veterans
Georgia Movement: Film and Video
Georgia on My Mind
Freedom Movement Art
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) Founded (Jan)
SCLC Crusade for Citizenship, 1957-1960
Atlanta Police Murder of Joseph Jeter (Sept)
Atlanta Sit-ins (Mar-Oct)
Savannah Sit-ins & Boycott (1960-62)
Dr. King, JFK, and the 1960 Election (Oct-Nov)
University of Georgia Desegregated (Jan)
Albany GA, Movement (Oct 1961-Aug 1962)
Savannah Boycott Victory (Oct)
Operation Breadbasket — SCLC
Savannah GA, Movement (June-Dec)
Americus GA Movement & "Seditious Conspiracy" (July-Aug)
Federal "Jury Tampering" Frameup in Albany GA (Aug)
SNCC Meets Kenyan Freedom Fighter in Atlanta (Dec)
Atlanta Sit-ins & Mass Arrests (Dec-Feb)
Lemuel Penn Murdered (July)
Integrating Americus High School (Fall)
Hoover Attempts to Destroy Dr. King (Nov-Dec)
Scripto Strike, Atlanta (Nov-Dec)
Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States (Dec)
Americus GA Protests (July)
Crawfordville GA School Bus Struggle (Jun-Oct)
Vietnam and the Draft: Taking a Stand
Julian Bond Denied Seat in GA Legislature (Jan)
Albany & Southwest Georgia Articles & Speeches Collection
Howard Zinn, (analyzing the December 1961 events) January 1962
Albany, (34-page typed version)
Albany, SRC Report
Albany: A Study in National Responsibility, SRC pamphlet
Eyewitness in Albany, Charles Sherrod, SNCC. Undated (probably 1962)
The American Dilemma in Miniature, Albany, Georgia, Wyatt Tee Walker, SCLC. March 1963.
Albany, Georgia, Vincent Harding & Staughton Lynd. Crises, 1963.
The Bloody Battleground of Albany, Slater King. Freedomways, 1964.
Gambler's Choice in Georgia (C.B. King campaign), Peter de Lissovoy. Nation.
This Little Light: Moments in a Southern Town, Peter de Lissovoy. Nation.
Untold Story: Justice Denied (Americus & Leesburg stockade), Dr. Shirley Green-Reese. 2015.
Georgia Literacy Tests & Voter Applications
Albany & Southwest GA Movement Documents Collection
Southwest Georgia Letters & Reports Collection
Unidentified The New Barbarians re Southwest Georgia (1963) Randy Battle The Great Pool Jump.. (Albany, GA) Grocers and Groceries; Charlie Ware; and 'Gator Johnson Georgia Driving for Attorney C.B. King Georgia Memories of Stokely Carmichael Georgia An Education; A Memory of Stokely Georgia A Dispute over a Bull Georgia Don Harris Oral History (SW Georgia) Faith Holsaert Interview re SW Georgia (1991) Interview re SW Georgia (1991) Letter re Movement experience (1991) Oral history interview re Cambridge MD & SW Georgia, with Jean Smith-Young (1993) Oral history interview, re Cambridge MD & SW Georgia (1994) Interview by high school students re Cambridge MD & SW Georgia (2012) Terry V. Howard SCLC and Me, power-point presentation about the movement in Taliaferro Co. Georgia Lonnie King Oral History Georgia 64-page transcript Atlanta Student Movement Timeline Remembering the Atlanta Student Movement of 1960 Interview (2005) Interview, by Emilye Crosby, re Atlanta movement & SNCC (2013) Interview by Gregg Ivers re Atlanta Student Movement and sit-ins. 2018
Peter de Lissovoy Albany GA in 1963 (Southwest GA) "Outside Agitator" and Other Terms of the Times Georgia A Confrontation Georgia Remembering C. B. King's Campaign for Congress Georgia Hunger Strike, Albany, Georgia, 1963 Larry Mamiya SNCC, SIM, and the Southwest Georgia Project Georgia Bob Mants Don't Stick Your Nose in Other Folks Business re Georgia & Alabama (1988) Grace Miller Interview by Will Griffin, re the movement in Baker Co. Georgia (2013) Perdew & Battle Events in Dawson and Americus, Georgia (2005) John Perdew Americus, GA: Sheriff Fred Chapell and "Slappy" Shirley Green-Reese Hidden Behind Bars — 52 Year Ago Georgia Dennis Roberts Stories of Southwest Georgia & C.B. King (multiple stories) Stories of SNCC Members & the Military Draft Journal: Southwest Georgia, Summer 1963 Shirley Miller Sherrod Interview by Joseph Mosnier, re SNCC & the movement in Baker Co. Georgia (2011) Walter Tillow Interview by David Cline re SNCC & Georgia (2011)
Joan Browning Conflicting Memories of the ... Albany Movement, 2000 Courtland Cox Letter to the Family of Charles Sherrod, 2014 Terry V. Howard SCLC & Me (Taliaferro Co. GA movement) Peter de Lissovoy Reading "Ferguson" in Faulkner's Intruder in the Dust, 2014 Sam Mahone Remembering John Perdew (1942-2014), 2014 Penny Patch Thoughts on Freedom Songs, 2016 Peggy Trotter Dammond Preacely From Georgia and Virginia to Harlem and Beyond..., 2022 Stephen Saltonstall Review of The Great Pool Jump: & Other Stories ... SW Georgia, 2008 Annette Jones White Howard Zinn: Remembered and Missed, 2016
Rev. Joseph and Aletha Boone Interview by Carole Merritt. Re Atlanta Student Movement, Rush Memorial Congregational Church, Atlanta school desegregation. 58min.
Xerona Clayton Interview by Carole Merritt. Re Atlanta civil rights movement, Ku Klux Klan, Dr. King. 58min.
Morris Dillard Interview, by Carole Merritt. Re Atlanta Student Movement and Freedom Rides, 60min.
Lydia Douglas Interview, by Carole Merritt. Re Atlanta Student Movement, Committee on the Appeal for Human Rights, sit-ins and arrest. 60min.
Pearlie Dove Interview by Carole Merritt. Re Equal pay for Black teachers, segregated education in Atlanta. 56min.
Jesse Hill Interview, by Carole Merritt. NAACP 1950s voter registration activist, desegregation in Atlanta, founder Black newspaper Atlanta Inquirer, mobilized business support of the movement. 2005. 59min.
Lonnie King Interview, Atlanta Student Movement. By Gregg Ivers, 2018. 61min. Transcript.
Muriel Lokey Interview by Carole Merritt. Re support for Atlanta school desegregation. 42min.
Portia Harden Potts Interview by Carole Merritt. One of the first African American students to desegregate schools in Atlanta, GA. 2006. 48min.
Peggy Trotter Dammond Preacely From Georgia and Virginia to Harlem and Beyond..., a video poem for Black History month, 2022. 4min. Transcription.