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American Experience | Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

American Experience | Scottsboro: An American Tragedy | Mockingbird | Scoop.it
In 1931, two white women stepped from a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine black teenagers on the train. So began one of the most significant legal fights of the twentieth century.
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To Kill A Mockingbird: 1930's Prejudice

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pages from a Life magazine with captions and explanation

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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | PBS

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THE RISE AND FALL OF JIM CROW explores segregation from the end of the civil war to the dawn of the modern civil rights movement.
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Documenting the American South: Oral Histories of the American South

oral histories - interviews with southern women

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Photographs of Signs Enforcing Racial Discrimination - Guides, Reference Aids, and Finding Aids (Prints andPhotographs ReadingRoom, Library of Congress)

List of images in the FSA/OWI photographic print collection that show discrimination signs.
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Race During the Great Depression - American Memory Timeline- Classroom Presentation | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress

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Excellent introduction with links to specific topics.

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The Civil Rights Movement 1955-1965: Introduction

selected topics of importance in the civil rights movement

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The Trials of The Scottsboro Boys

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Trial transcript excerpts, original essays, images, maps, diagrams, court decisions, and other materials relating to the Scottboro Boys trials.
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Remembering Jim Crow : Presented by American RadioWorks

American RadioWorks is the national documentary unit of American Public Media.
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Historical Background

sections comparing the Scotsboro trials to Tom Robinson's trial, civil rights, and Harper Lee

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Documenting the American South: Oral Histories of the American South

Interviews on the Civil rights movement

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