Archive for 'Civil Rights Act of 1964'
Striving Towards the Great Society: Remembering LBJ, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Momentous Year that Encompassed It
Written by Dr. Miranda Booker Perry, Archivist at the National Archives at Washington, D. C. LBJ and Civil Rights Although I did not have the opportunity to attend the Civil Rights Summit in April of this year, having the event at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library was most fitting. A key component of […]
Today’s blog was written by Damon Turner, summer intern at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland and doctoral student at Morgan State University Freedom Summer or the Mississippi Summer Project was a time of great intrigue and courage. Black and White Americans who witnessed the horrors of Jim Crow, attempted to change America […]
Posted by Ligon on August 12, 2014, under Civil Rights, Civil Rights Act of 1964, RG 21 Records of the District Courts of the United States, RG 60 General Records of the Department of Justice, RG 65 Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Today’s blog was written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland The passage of the Civil Rights in 1964 gave African Americans hope for equality in America. The act allowed for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to initiate lawsuits on behalf of individuals who were discriminated against on […]
Posted by Ligon on July 29, 2014, under Civil Rights, Civil Rights Act of 1964, RG 60 General Records of the Department of Justice.
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 […]
Posted by Ligon on July 15, 2014, under Civil Rights Act of 1964, RG 64 Records of the National Archives and Records Administration.
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