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Archive for July, 2014

Displaying the Civil Rights Act, 1964

Today’s blog is written by Alan Walker, Archivist at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland   Only a short time after President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, the National Archives had it on exhibit. It made a big impression on visitors who came from across the country and around the world to view […]

The Road to the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Today’s blog is written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Archivist and Damon Turner, doctoral student at Morgan State University and summer intern at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland.   At the conclusion of World War II, African Americans began an aggressive campaign to achieve equal rights in America.  Organizations such as the National […]



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