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American Civil Rights collection

Identifier: MS-074

Content Description

Materials and papers curated in this collection pertain to different aspects of the Jim Crow era and Civil Rights movement in America. Language Disclaimer The American Civil Rights Collection houses historical documents that reflect the sensibilities of creators in historical times and may contain opinions, language, images, or other content that modern readers may find offensive. The Lear Center and Connecticut College do not endorse the attitudes expressed therein. The Lear Center presents these documents as part of the historical record and recognizes the imperative not to alter it.


  • 1900 - 1999


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of these materials may not be held by Connecticut College. Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. Researchers are responsible for identifying the copyright holder and securing permission to reproduce copyrighted materials beyond “fair use” before publishing.


2 Boxes

Language of Materials


American Civil Rights Era collection
JIshee, Bailey Rodgers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English, Old (ca.450-1100)
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives Repository

Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave
New London CT 06320 United States