The State of Mississippi
o Visit the Memory Project and see highlights of the Library of Congress's
collection of Civil Rights Era material:
Part 1: Desegregation - Civil Rights in the Arena and on the Stage
o Read a brief history of Civil Rights in the United States
o Audio and Video Files from Greensboro, Misssissippi Public Library
o Greensboro Sitins: Launch of Civil Rights Movement
o Interested in Ella Baker!
o Interested in information on the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee!
o Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Statement of
o Brief history of SNCC and photo of Bob Moses "speaking to other
activists in the Greenwood, Mississippi, Student Nonviolent
Coordinating Committee (SNCC) office in March 1963".
o Series of pages which features issues, people, events, timeline, links
relating to the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee during the years
o Brief description of SNCC and a collection of papers from 1959-1972
on microfilm relating to SNCC Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.
Lists links to 2,887 pages released under the Freedom of Information Act
"on the investigation opened in 1964 to establish the extent of communist
infiltration in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) (committee
created in 1960 as a nonviolent civil rights movement primarily devoted
to direct-action, voter-registration campaigns in the South)"
o Timeline of NAACP History
o Part 2 of the Library of Congress's Memory Project: Sit-ins, Freedom
Rides, and Demonstrations
The Crawl Space
o Find out about the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
o The history of CORE
o What is CORE
o Learn more on CORE's site about Freedom Summer
Freedom Summer: A New Voter
o Listen to sung by civil rights workers
o Learn about Allard Lowenstein, a legal advisor to the civil rights
movement in Mississippi who assisted Robert Moses in the recruitment of
white college students to work for the Freedom Summer project.
o Listen to an oral history with Mr. Charles Cobb
o Listen to Bob Moses describe the Greenwood Voter Registration
A Party for the People
o Read about the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party at:
o Listen to an Oral History with FANNIE LOU HAMER
The Struggle Moves On
o Description of Civil Rights Acts1866 t0 1991
o Introduction to Federal Voting Rights Laws
o Review the Voting Rights Act of 1965
o Read about the Southern Regional Council's (SRC) initiatives to promote
racial justice, protect democratic rights and broaden civic participation.
o Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement.