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A collection of primary source documents from a wide range of archival repositories. “Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Federal Government Records” is a module within the ProQuest History Vault collection. Covering 1901 to 1991, the focus of this module is on the political side of the freedom movement, the role of civil rights organizations in pushing for civil rights legislation, and the interaction between African Americans and the federal government in the 20th Century. Major topics covered: peonage, lynching, civil rights demonstrations, civil rights legislation, riots, and Black Power. Collections include “Black Workers in the Era of the Great Migration, 1916-1929” and “Centers of the Southern Struggle: FBI Files on Montgomery, Albany, St. Augustine, Selma, and Memphis.
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