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Primary source documents from federal government agencies, the personal papers of African Americans, and the records of civil rights organizations.
Includes access to Federal Government Records related to the following: 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, the records of the Tuskegee Airmen, Part 1: records of the Army Air Forces, Civil Rights during the Ford Administration: subject files of Assistant Attorney General J. Stanley Pottinger (1973-1977) and Special Assistant Anne Clarke (1974-1977), 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, and Civil Rights during the Reagan Administration.
Also includes access to organizational records and personal papers, including: the Bayard Rustin Papers, the Mary McLeod Bethune Papers, the records of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the 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, the Arthur W. Mitchell Papers, 1898-1968, the Black Power Movement, Part 2: the Papers of Robert F. Williams, the papers of the Congress of Racial Equality, 1941-1967, and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Papers, 1959-1972.
Coverage: Varies - Updates vary
Interlibrary Loan Type: Print-only Copy Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users