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Civil Rights Digital Library

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Producer: University of Georgia
Description: Primary sources and other educational materials on the "struggle for racial equality in the 1950's and 1960's" in the U.S. Includes: a video archive of news footage; access to resources from over 75 universities, museums, archives, and other institutions; collections of instructional materials.
Usage Tips: Searching   The "Basic Search" option (upper left) enables you to search through the texts of all items descriptions.
To search for descriptions containing two or more words, connect search terms with AND. Example: highlander AND communist
To find descriptions containing a multi-word phrase, enclosed the search terms within quotation marks. Example: "rock hill"
Browsing   The "Browse" options (left side of page) allow you to look through: broad topic areas; a chronological list of events; alphabetical lists of people, places, and contributing institutions; types of media and teaching materials.
Librarian: Dick Grefe
Descriptors: History -- United States
Africana Studies
Primary Sources -- U.S. History