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Contains collections of primary source documents from the records of federal government agencies, the personal papers of African Americans and records of civil rights organizations.

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The collection includes:

  • Federal Government Records, for example:
    Black Workers in the Era of the Great Migration, 1916-1929
    Civil Rights during the Eisenhower Administration, Part 1: White House Central Files, Series A, School Desegregation
    FBI Files on Black Extremist Organizations, Part 1: COINTELPRO Files on Black Hate Groups and Investigation of the Deacons for Defense and Justice
    Records of the Tuskegee Airmen, Part 1: Records of the Army Air Forces
  • Organizational Records and Personal Papers, for example:
    Bayard Rustin Papers
    Mary McLeod Bethune Papers
    Records of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
    Records of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference,
    The Claude A. Barnett Papers: The Associated Negro Press
    Records of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs
  • Organizational Records and Personal Papers, Part 2, including:
    Arthur W. Mitchell Papers, 1898-1968
    The Black Power Movement, Part 2: The Papers of Robert F. Williams
    Papers of the Congress of Racial Equality, 1941-1967
    The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Papers, 1959-1972
  • Federal Government Records, Supplement, including:
    Civil Rights during the Ford Administration: Subject Files of Assistant Attorney General J. Stanley Pottinger (1973-1977) and Special Assistant Anne Clarke (1974-1977)
    Civil Rights during the Reagan Administration
    FOIA Released Records on Busing and School Desegregation
    FOIA Released Records on Busing and School Desegregation
    FOIA Released Records on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    FOIA Released Records on Affirmative Action
    FOIA Released Records on Bob Jones University
    FOIA Released Records on Civil Rights
    FOIA Released Records on Fair Housing
    FOIA Released Records on the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988, Grove City College and the Civil Rights Restoration Act, and the Voting Rights Act of 1982
    Subject File of the White House Office of Records Management, 1981-1989

Coverage: Varies - Updates vary

Vendor: ProQuest

Producer: ProQuest

Interlibrary Loan Type: Print-only Copy Permitted

Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users