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United States History - Primary Resources

Civil Rights African American History

African American Odyssey

Headline News: Three in Rights Drive Reported Missing, 8 KKK Sent To Prison for Civil Workers Deaths , The New York Times, June 21, 1964

Headline News: 200,000 March for Civil Rights in Orderly Washington Rally; President Sees Gain for Negro, The New York Times, August 28, 1963

Headline News: 400 U.S. Marshals Sent to Alabama as Montgomery Bus Riots Hurt 20; President Bids State Keep Order , The New York times, May 20, 1961

Headline News: 25,000 Go to Alabama 's Capitol; Wallace Rebuffs Petitioners; White Rights Worker is Slain , The New York Times, March 25th, 1965

Headline News: Alabama Police Use Gas and Clubs to Rout Negroes , The New York Times, March 7, 1965

Atlanta in the Civil Rights Movement

Atlanta Race Riots, 1906

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Civil Rights Documentation Project

Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive

Civil Rights Memorial

Civil Rights Oral History Interviews

Civil Rights Oral Histories from Mississippi

Civil Rights Timeline Introduction

Civil Unrest in Camilla Georgia 1868: Reconstruction, Republicanism, and Race

Desegregation of the Armed Forces: Project Whistlestop : Harry S. Truman Digital Archives

FBI- Freedom of Information Act

Greensboro Sit-ins: Launch of a Civil Rights Movement

A Guide to Materials for Rosa Parks

Historical Publications of the United States Commission on Civil Rights

In Pursuit of Freedom and Equality: Brown v Board of Education of Topeka

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia

The King Center

Malcolm X: A Research Site

The Malcolm X Project

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project

National Civil Rights Museum

New York Public Library Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Oral History Transcripts: Civil Rights Documentation Center

Our Documents: Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

Rosa Parks Library and Museum

They Changed the World: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott

U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division

Voices of Civil Rights: Ordinary People Extraordinary Stories

Voices of the Civil Rights Era