Civil rights -- Alabama
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Contains the correspondence of this New Deal Democrat and Civil Rights supporter who owned the newspaper, the Anniston Star. The correspondence deals with local, state, and national political campaigns, elections, education, civil rights, editorials, letters to the editor, and events of the times. The collection also contains personal correspondence with other newspapermen, educators, and statesmen; copies of editorials and clippings on Alabama politics, Anniston, education, the Federal...
Overview This collection consists of photographs depicting the Alabama football, basketball, and civil rights movement in the 1950s.
Dates: 1835 - 1974
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, litigation papers, speeches, editorials, etc., of this Pulitzer Prize winner and long-time Tuscaloosa News editor.
Dates: 1935-1968; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1968
Overview Documents, interviews, and source material used by Camille Elebash,in co-producing with Joe Terry, the documentary George Wallace: A Politician’s Legacy.
Abstract Photographs of the first African American student admitted to the University of Alabama, Autherine Lucy, enrolling at The University of Alabama in February 1956.
Dates: 1956 February
Scope and Contents The E. Culpepper Clark Papers contain materials created and gathered by this scholar. The bulk of materials relate to his research and writing about race relations in Tuscaloosa and at The University of Alabama and were used in his work The Schoolhouse Door: Segregation’s Last Stand at the University of Alabama. The book focuses on George Wallace’s famous attempts to prevent Vivian Malone and James Hood from registering for classes in 1963, but it also...
Abstract Materials saved by the chief of Marion, Alabama, police including legislative reports, police reports, photos, newspaper articles, letters, affidavits concerning demonstrations in Marion, Selma, and Montgomery, Alabama.
Overview Research notes on civil rights in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Overview Letters showing Manning's efforts to stop the disenfranchisement of African American voters in Alabama in early twentieth century.
Dates: 1902 - 1912; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1906
Scope and Contents Two scrapbooks containing seven black and white photographs, about 218 original or photocopied newspaper and magazine clippings, thirty-five teletype reports, and some ephemera documenting Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach’s career and civil rights in the United States from 1962 to 1965. Katzenbach was appointed as United States Deputy Attorney General by John F. Kennedy in April 1962 and later as United States Attorney General appointed by Lyndon B. Johnson in September 1964. He actively...
Dates: 1962 - 1965
Overview This record group contains the records of University of Alabama president Oliver C. Carmichael. The records document his years as president, from 1953-1957, and include information on the attempt by Autherine Lucy to end racial segration at The University of Alabama in 1956.
Dates: 1944 - 1959
Overview The legal papers of the lawyer hire to represent the New York Times in defense of the libel suit stemming from an article by Harrison Salisbury , published on 12 April 1960, entitled "Fear and Hatred Grip Birmingham."
Dates: 1960 - 1964
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W0129.03
Scope and Contents This forty page mimeographed handout, Report on Alabama Justice, was printed and distributed to attendees and participants of the Conference on Alabama Justice held at Tuskegee Institute on February 3, 1966. The conference, sponsored by the Ad Hoc Committee for Justice in Macon County, included two symposiums on Alabama Law and Politics and Alabama Law and the Federal Government and a memorial service honoring civil rights workers who died in Alabama....
Dates: 1966 February 3
Abstract Broadsides and other literature handed out in and around Birmingham, Alabama, by opponents of desegregation. Groups represented were: Alabama Committee for Conservative Government, Birmingham Committee to Preserve the American Republic, Citizens Councils of Alabama, Freedom Educational Foundation, National States Rights Party, and the United Americans for Constitutional Government.
Dates: circa 1962-1963, 1964
Overview Newspaper clippings, transcripts of interviews, press releases and presidential convention media packets, covering people and events and their influence on Alabama.