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Civil Rights

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref2048

Civil Rights

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 24, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref2144

Civil Rights

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 27, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref2199

Civil Rights

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 163, Folder 25
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
2.3.20. US Strike Command
General note:
20x24x3 Box
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref4015

NAACP Civil Rights Convention

Created by:
Joe Schwartz, American, 1913 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Benjamin O. Davis Jr., American, 1912 - 2002  Search this
Joe Louis, American, 1914 - 1981  Search this
Thurgood Marshall, American, 1908 - 1993  Search this
Daisy Elizabeth Adams Lampkin, American, 1883 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number:
2010.74.96
Restrictions & Rights:
© Joe Schwartz
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.74.96

Civil Rights Demonstration, Washington, DC

Created by:
Henri Cartier-Bresson, French, 1908 - 2004  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 5/16 x 14 1/16 in. (23.7 x 35.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 15/16 x 15 15/16 in. (30.3 x 40.5 cm)
H x W (Mat OD): 22 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (57.8 x 44.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1957
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Azalea Software, Inc.
Object number:
2011.18.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Henri Cartier-Bresson. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.18.2

News Clippings, Civil Rights

Collection Creator:
Donaldson, Jeff, 1932-2004  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 38
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1984, 2000
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate access copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Jeff Donaldson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Jeff Donaldson papers, 1918-2005, bulk 1960s-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jeff Donaldson papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-donajeff-ref350

Civil Rights Federation

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5169, Frame 1493-1507
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1941-1943
Scope and Contents note:
(about speaking engagement)
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Rockwell Kent papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Rockwell Kent papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kentrock-ref848

Civil Rights, Manuscripts

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 18, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref2049

Civil Rights Era Materials

Collection Donor:
Espada, Jason  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Espada, Frank, 1930-  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963-1974
Scope and Contents:
Consists of photographic materials including black and white prints, proofs, contact sheets, negatives, and slides taken by Frank Espada. The photographic materials were taken primarily in New York and Washington, DC during the 1960s and early 1970s, with exception to the slides, which are of different countries that Espada visited. The majority are identified and document a 1964 school boycott, rallies by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Malcolm X, and the March on Washington. Also documented are organizations such as the New York East Action, the Puerto Rican Community Development Project and the Young Lords, among others. The materials are arranged in chronological order.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. See repository for details. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Frank Espada Photographs, circa 1950-2012, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1395, Series 2
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Frank Espada Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1395-ref207

First base used in Inaugural Civil Rights Game

Used by:
Major League Baseball, American, founded 1869  Search this
Manufactured by:
Schutt Sports, American  Search this
Medium:
rubber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/8 × 15 × 15 in., 6 lb. (7.9 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm, 2.7 kg)
Type:
ball game equipment
Place used:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2006; used 2007
Topic:
African American  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.256.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
Exhibition:
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.256.2

Bob Adelman Civil Rights Photographs

Photographer:
Adelman, Bob  Search this
Source:
Brown, Jae  Search this
Former owner:
Brown, Jae  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Cubic feet (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1960-1969
Summary:
The collection consists of 56 photographs taken by Bob Adelman during the 1960s, on Civil Rights subjects.
Content Description:
The collection consists of 56 photographs taken by Bob Adelman during the 1960s, on Civil Rights subjects. The subjects include picketing and demonstrations, protesters, arrests and confrontations between police and protesters, billboards on religious and political subjects, and images of segregation and poverty in the American South.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Bob Adelman (1930-2016) was an American photographer.
Provenance:
Collection donated to the Archives Center in 2017 by Jae Brown.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
The estate of the Bob Adelman retains copyright. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Billboards  Search this
Civil rights demonstrations -- 1960-1970  Search this
Demonstrations  Search this
Picketing  Search this
Police  Search this
Police brutality  Search this
Poverty  Search this
Protest and social movements  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Suffrage  Search this
Citation:
Bob Adelman Civil Rights Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1438
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1438
Additional Online Media:

Button, "Give Us This Day Our Civil Rights"

Finder:
Smithsonian Institution (finder)  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
green (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in; x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
button
Subject:
Women's Rights  Search this
ID Number:
1982.0408.060
Accession number:
1982.0408
Catalog number:
1982.0408.060
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Political and Military History: Political History, Women's History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_533848
Additional Online Media:

Civil Rights: From Lincoln to Today

Creator:
Smithsonian Education  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-03-13T21:10:09.000Z
Topic:
Education  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianEducation
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianEducation
Data Source:
Smithsonian Education
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_TgIjSF-MugY

Civil Rights History Project Interview with Lawrence Guyot

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2012-12-15T06:15:50.000Z
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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WatchNMAAHC
YouTube Channel:
WatchNMAAHC
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_dJz7RElb8F4

LBJ - President Signs Civil Rights Bill

Artist:
George Tames, 1919 - 1994  Search this
Sitter:
Everett McKinley Dirksen, 4 Jan 1896 - 7 Sep 1969  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr., 27 May 1911 - 13 Jan 1978  Search this
George Meany, 16 Aug 1894 - 10 Jan 1980  Search this
Charles Abraham Halleck, 22 Aug 1900 - 3 Mar 1986  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr., 15 Jan 1929 - 4 Apr 1968  Search this
William Moore McCulloch, 24 Nov 1901 - 23 Feb 1980  Search this
Lyndon Baines Johnson, 27 Aug 1908 - 22 Jan 1973  Search this
John William McCormack, 21 Dec 1891 - 22 Nov 1980  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 17.7 x 25.4cm (6 15/16 x 10")
Mat: 35.6 x 45.7cm (14 x 18")
Culture:
Martin Luther King, Jr.: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
1964
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Printed Material\Document  Search this
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Desk  Search this
Artwork\Portrait  Search this
George Meany: Male  Search this
George Meany: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Labor leader  Search this
George Meany: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
John William McCormack: Male  Search this
John William McCormack: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
John William McCormack: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
John William McCormack: Military\Soldier  Search this
John William McCormack: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Speaker of the House  Search this
John William McCormack: Politics and Government\State Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
John William McCormack: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Massachusetts  Search this
Everett McKinley Dirksen: Male  Search this
Everett McKinley Dirksen: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Everett McKinley Dirksen: Military\Army\Officer  Search this
Everett McKinley Dirksen: Politics and Government\US Senator\Minority Leader  Search this
Everett McKinley Dirksen: Politics and Government\US Senator\Illinois  Search this
Everett McKinley Dirksen: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Illinois  Search this
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Male  Search this
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Literature\Writer  Search this
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Politics and Government\US Senator\Texas  Search this
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Texas  Search this
Lyndon Baines Johnson: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.: Male  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.: Politics and Government\Presidential Candidate  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.: Politics and Government\US Senator\Minnesota  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.: Politics and Government\Public Official\Mayor\Minneapolis, MN  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.: Health and Medicine\Pharmacist  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.: Communications\Broadcast Journalist\Newscaster  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Charles Abraham Halleck: Male  Search this
Charles Abraham Halleck: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Charles Abraham Halleck: Military\Soldier  Search this
Charles Abraham Halleck: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Indiana  Search this
William Moore McCulloch: Male  Search this
William Moore McCulloch: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
William Moore McCulloch: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Ohio  Search this
William Moore McCulloch: Politics and Government\State Legislator\Ohio  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Male  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Activist\Civil rights activist\Civil rights leader  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Minister  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Nobel Prize  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Frances O. Tames
Object number:
NPG.94.175
Restrictions & Rights:
© George Tames/The New York Times/Redux
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.94.175

Freedom Rides: A Civil Rights Milestone

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 16:02:30 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_86a3c61f9f94ee3f3d3ad440e215a0d0

Obama's Powerful Tribute to a Defining Civil Rights Moment

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-02-17T12:00:02.000Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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smithsonianchannel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_ejVGKP_9E0U

Youth Town Hall with the Greensboro Civil Rights Pioneers

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-03-23T21:13:18.000Z
Topic:
American History  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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SmithsonianAmHistory
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_YKQHjWGZPKA

Civil Rights Congress of New York

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5169, Frame 1469-1492
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1946-1955
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Rockwell Kent papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Rockwell Kent papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kentrock-ref847

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