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
Toledo City Papers, Board of Community Relations, 1890s-1960s
The Toledo Fair Housing Center Records, 1957-2018
Casey Jones Papers, 1970-1994
Ella P. Stewart Papers, 1922-1987
Etheridge Knight Papers, 1964-1995
The Collegian, 1970s
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
Toledo City Papers, Board of Community Relations, 1890s-1960s
The Toledo Fair Housing Center Records, 1957-2018
Casey Jones Papers, 1970-1994
Ella P. Stewart Papers, 1922-1987
Etheridge Knight Papers, 1964-1995
The Collegian, 1970s
Black Student Union Organization Files, 1970s

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University of Toledo
Toledo, Ohio, United States