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Civil Rights: Resources

A guide to finding resources relating to the African American and Native American civil rights movements, both in the Library and on the web

Books in Our Library

Here are a few of the books we have on this topic in the library.  To find more, try searching the catalog for "civil rights" or "native americans", and click Keyword.

On the Web

Some great resources that are available for free on the web:

News Footage Clip

WALB newsfilm clip of reporter Jim Knight interviewing white citizens about their opinion of a proposed civil rights bill in Albany, Georgia, 1964.  Find more videos and other primary source documents at the Civil Rights Digital Library (see link above).

From the WALB News Film collection, Albany Movement Compilation Roll 6 [Tape 2], Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Award Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Ga., as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.

Library Databases

Off campus?

For access to the databases from off campus, email the librarians for passwords.

Citing Sources