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Below are some great sources to help you begin to understand the story of your event. These resources are also listed on the Primary Resources & Websites page along with several others.
The Civil Rights Digital Library
Provides understanding of the Movement by helping users discover primary sources and other educational materials from libraries, archives, museums, public broadcasters, and others on a national scale. (from the website) Presented by the University of Georgia
Eyes on the Prize - Video Clip Collection
This Web site contains about two hours of historic video footage on the United StatesCivil Rights Movement. Access any of the video directly through this list.
Historical New York Times Newspaper in ProQuest
The New York Times (1851-2004) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Welcome to the Resource Guide of HIST041 Civil Rights Resources. This guide will help you get started using the library and web resources for your research.
The Dream of Kings - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Courtesy of US National Archives