Civil Rights

Civil Rights Oral History Interviews: Spokane, Washington [RealPlayer]
A collection of eight interviews with people who lived through the civil rights era in Spokane, Washington.

The History of Jim Crow
A detailed and thorough educational site tracing the history of Jim Crow laws. Produced in conjunction with the PBS special he Rise and Fall of Jim Crow.

Jump, Jim Crow, or Did Emancipation Make Any Difference?
Created by a librarian at University of California-Berkeley, this resource collects text and images relating to the Jim Crow laws of the post-Civil War American south.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project
A cooperative venture between Stanford University, the King Center and the King Estate to gather the written works of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow: A Century of Segregation
This PBS site traces and explores the history of government-sanctioned segregation in the United States, starting with the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 and ending with 1954's Brown v. Board of Education.
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