Civil Rights

This chapter follows the Civil Rights Movement from its tipping point with the murder of Emmet Till and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955, the rise of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 1960s, the emergence of the Black Power and Black Arts Movements of the 1960s and 1970s, to the protests against apartheid in the 1980s. Collections represented in this exhibit include:
Jan Waggoner Suter Papers, 1954-1985 [<a href="https://utdr.utoledo.edu/islandora/object/utoledo%3Ajwsuter" target="_self" title="Access the digital collection">DIGITAL COLLECTION</a>]
Toledo City Papers, Board of Community Relations, 1890s-1960s
The Toledo Fair Housing Center Records, 1957-2018
Casey Jones Papers, 1970-1994 [<a href="https://www.utoledo.edu/library/canaday/findingaids1/MSS-107.pdf" target="_blank" title="Access the finding aid to explore the collection">FINDING AID</a>]
Collegian, 1970s [<a href="https://utdr.utoledo.edu/islandora/object/utoledo%3Acollegian" target="_self" title="Access the digital collection">DIGITAL COLLECTION, 1919-1934</a>]
Ella P. Stewart Papers, 1922-1987 [<a href="https://utdr.utoledo.edu/islandora/object/utoledo%3Aepstewart" target="_self" title="Access the digital collection">DIGITAL COLLECTION</a>]
Etheridge Knight Papers, 1964-1995 [<a href="https://utdr.utoledo.edu/islandora/object/utoledo%3Aeknight" target="_self" title="Access the digital collection">DIGITAL COLLECTION</a>]
Black Student Union Organization Files, 1970s
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Abstract/Description: This chapter follows the Civil Rights Movement from its tipping point with the murder of Emmet Till and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1955, the rise of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the 1960s, the emergence of the Black Power and Black Arts Movements of the 1960s and 1970s, to the protests against apartheid in the 1980s. Collections represented in this exhibit include:

Jan Waggoner Suter Papers, 1954-1985 [DIGITAL COLLECTION]
Toledo City Papers, Board of Community Relations, 1890s-1960s
The Toledo Fair Housing Center Records, 1957-2018
Casey Jones Papers, 1970-1994 [FINDING AID]
Collegian, 1970s [DIGITAL COLLECTION, 1919-1934]
Ella P. Stewart Papers, 1922-1987 [DIGITAL COLLECTION]
Etheridge Knight Papers, 1964-1995 [DIGITAL COLLECTION]
Black Student Union Organization Files, 1970s

NEXT EXHIBIT: Disability Rights
Subject(s):
Philosophy and Religion
Toledo, Ohio, United States

African-Americans
University of Toledo
Social Welfare
University of Toledo -- Students
Crime and Criminals
Civic Interests
Medicine and Health
Municipal Government
War, Soldiers, and Veterans
Gender and Sexuality