Browse Exhibits (9 total)

The Case for Genocide

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The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee’s (SNCC) pamphlet calling for a scrutiny of the acts of Mississippi’s State government, on the grounds of perpetuating genocide.

FBI's Role in the Civil Rights Movement

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J. Edgar Hoover's letter to the Justice Department describing the FBI's jurisdiction after rampant violence in Mississippi. 

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How to Practice Nonviolence

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SNCC Pamphlet describing the practice and merits of nonviolence from the perspective of the Mississippi Freedom Summer.

 

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Prince Edward School District Integration Debate

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A retrospective on Virginia's massive resistance to federal integration orders led by segregationist Senator Harry F. Byrd.

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SNCC Demographic Report

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A report published by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee discussing and analyzing demographic information for Mississippi with a focus on population changes due to civil rights tensions. 

Massive Resistance: An Overview

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An overview of the main figures, events, and outcomes of Virginia's Massive Resistance camapign from 1954 through the 1960s

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Civil Rights in Retrospect: Julian Bond Speaks on the Movement and the Media

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An analysis of the relationship between the Civil Rights Movement and the media industry.

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A Historical View of Progressive Voting Records

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A Shifting Electorate in the 1966 Virginia Democratic Primary

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The 1966 Virginia Democratic Primary campaigns of Harry F. Byrd, Jr. and Armistead L. Boothe reveal a distinct shift in the Virginia electorate that would effect the future of Virginia politics.

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