Television news of the civil rights era 

Television news of the civil rights era 

Creator University of Virginia
Description News of the Civil Rights Era, 1950-1970, is a digitization project that aims to collect, digitize, and present in streaming video format over the World Wide Web television news footage from the Civil Rights Era.
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Date from 1950
Date to 1970
Geographic school Virginia
Size circa 230 digitized video recordings; transcripts; manuscripts
Access restrictions yes/no
Access restrictions
Part Of larger collection yes/no
Larger collection title
Repository Virginia Center for Digital History
Repository address Taylor Room, Alderman Library, P.O. Box 400116, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4116
Repository contact name Scot French
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Repository contact email
Repository contact phone (434) 924-4777
DoveRegion region7
Subjects o    Civil rights movements

o    Civil rights movements–Southern States

o    Civil rights movements–Press coverage

o    Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

o    King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

o    Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

o    Roanoke River Valley (Va. and N.C.)

o    School integration–Massive resistance movement

o    Virginia–Politics and government

o    Television broadcasting

Types o    Interviews

o    Manuscripts

o    Sound recordings

o    Transcripts

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