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50 Years Later: Civil Rights: "CBS News' Bob Schieffer hosts a special live symposium at the Ed Sullivan Theater in NYC looking back at the fight against segregation and the continuing struggle for equal rights." The webcast uses a number of photographs from the Queens College Civil Rights Archive

Freedom Now Project: A project done by VCU (Virgina Commonwealth University) Libraries to collect remembrances and memories of the Farmville, Va civil rights protests during the summer of 1963.

The Struggle for Free Speech at CCNY, 1931-42, curated by Carol Smith.

The Civil Rights Digital Library: An ambitious undertaking to provide centralized access to the wide variety of civil rights-related material that has already been digitized. The Queens College Civil Rights Archive is a partner.

The Desegregation of Virginia Education (DOVE) project: The site was "created to identify, locate, catalog and preserve records that document Virginia's school desegregation process." Records for related collections at the Queens College Civil Rights Archive are located in their database.

The Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive: A selection of digitized photographs, letters, diaries, oral history transcripts and other materials documenting a local history with national significance.

The Robert Russa Moton Museum: A center for the study of Civil Rights in Education, with a specific focus on the school desegregation struggle in Prince Edward County. Some Queens College alumni tutored in the County in 1963.

Black Heritage Reference Center of Queens County: New York City's largest circulating Black Heritage reading collection, serving Queens County and beyond with a comprehensive reference and circulating collection totaling approximately 40,000 volumes of material about and related to Black Culture. Part of the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center.

Legal History: The Life and Trial of Susan B. Anthony: The children at the Children's Cancer Center of New Jersey found in their research a website profiling the civil rights struggles of Susan B. Anthony. The site helpfully compiles links related to Anthony's trial, women's rights, and the women's suffrage movement.

Timeline of American Civil Rights Resources This chronological list of resources was also found by the children at the Children's Cancer Center of New Jersey. The links are valuable resources for the movement.

Lynn Goldsmith Papers: Goldsmith was a Brandeis student who participated in the SCOPE Project of 1965. Queens College holds the Dean Savage Papers; Dean also was a SCOPE volunteer.

Civil Rights History Project: Portal for locating existing oral history collections with relevance to the Civil Rights Movement, researched and provided by the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Publishing the Long Civil Rights Movement : The site "seeks to inspire scholarly collaboration and develop new ways of creating and sharing scholarship on the civil rights movement." It also provides an excellent bibliography.

The University of Baltimore: Assembled a model digital exhibit concerning the urban unrest in 1968.

The Virginia Center for Digital History: Has compiled Television News of the Civil Rights Era, 1950-1970.