This small collection includes digitized government and personal papers on important civil rights leaders. Civil rights-related collections include:
* Papers of James and Esther Cooper Jackson and SNCC (1932-2000)
* FBI Surveillance of James Forman and SNCC (1961-1976)
* Federal Surveillance of African Americans (1920-1984)
* Freedom Riders Collection (1961)
* Papers of the Civil Rights Congress (1946-1955)
* James Meredith and the Integration of the University of Mississippi (1961-1962)
* Papers of Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977)
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Important documents from the life of Martin Luther King. Includes a variety of types of documents--everything from his acceptance of the Nobel Prize, to letters from his work in the labor movement, to a Valentine's Day telegram to Mrs. King.
Interview transcripts and other primary source documents associated with Robert Penn Warren's 1962 book Who Speaks for the Negro, for which the author interviewed many important civil rights activists of the day.