Civil Rights Landmarks

Recorded Events

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Resource Links


Voices of Civil Rights ( features a searchable online archive of selected oral histories submitted by people from across the country and from all walks of life.

Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive ( includes oral histories, photos, and other digitized resources.

Civil Rights Documentation Project ( is based at the University of Southern Mississippi and includes selected oral history transcripts and a Civil Rights timeline.

Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project ( This online database/catalog provides access to audio and video excerpts, and over 10,000 pages of searchable transcriptions. The site also includes curricular resources for K-12 teachers.

Television News of the Civil Rights Era 1950-1970 ( features films and summaries, primary documents, oral histories, and classroom applications.


USA History: The History of the Jim Crow Laws:

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow ( was originally developed in support of the PBS Peabody Award-winning series of the same name. Includes a wealth of resources for the teaching of history, geography, and literature.


Veterans of The Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, Inc., located on the campus of Tougaloo College, serves as a depository of oral histories of Mississippi Civil Rights Veterans.


Civil Rights Movement Veterans ( among other resources, this site includes a comprehensive listing of CRM veterans and their contact information if available.

The HistoryMakers ( is a comprehensive archive of African-American figures in American history.

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ( "Our mission is to encourage communication and reconciliation of human rights issues worldwide, and to serve as a depository for civil rights archives and documents."

National Civil Rights Museum ( is located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement ( lists selected civil rights sites included in the National Register of Historic Places.