American Women's History: Digital Collections
Civil Rights
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Blewen, John. Oh Freedom Over Me [online]. Saint Paul, MN: Minnesota Public Radio, 2000 [cited 18 June 2002]. Available from:
Listen to this engaging program about Freedom Summer. Topics include activist strategies, freedom songs, and Fannie Lou Hamer. The site also includes transcripts of selected interviews and a slideshow of photographs.

Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive [online]. Hattiesburg, Miss.: USM Libraries, 2000- .

Civil Rights Oral History Interviews [online]. Pullman, WA: Washington State University Libraries, n.d. [cited 14 March 2002]. Available from:

The Ground Beneath Our Feet: Massive Resistance [online]. [Richmond, Va. : Central Virginia Educational Television Corporation, c1999- ]. Available from:

The Kentucky Civil Rights Oral History Project [online]. Kentucky Historical Society, n.d. [cited 19 July 2001]. Available from:§ionid=16.

Thomas, William G. Television News of the Civil Rights Era 1950-1970 [online]. Charlottesville: The Virginia Center for Digital History, University of Virginia, c2003 [cited 3 July 2003]. Available from:

University of California Black Alumni Series [online]. Berkeley: Library, University of California, n.d. [cited 11 March 2002]. Available from:;pt=unihist.
The site includes an oral history interview with Tarea Hall Pittman, the West Coast Regional Director for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People from 1959 to 1967.

The Whole World Was Watching: An Oral History of 1968 [online]. Providence, RI: Scholarly Technology Group, Brown University, [1998- ]. Available from:
Most of the interviewees at least touch upon civil rights. Naomi Craig, an African American, discusses race relations and the assassination of Martin Luther King.

American Women's History: A Research Guide

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