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  Alabama
Birmingham
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
520 16th Street N
Birmingham AL  35203
Phone 205 328-9696
Web Site http://bcri.bham.al.us/
Description Among other exhibits is one on black steelworkers and miners
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Civil Rights
Research or Reading Library

 
Alabama
Birmingham
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
1560 6th Ave N
Birmingham AL 35203
Phone 205 251-9402
Web Site www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/al11.htm
Description
Building Type Church
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Civil Rights

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  Alabama
Selma
National Voting Rights Museum
1012 Water Avenue
PO Box 2516
Selma AL 36702
Phone 334 418-0800
Web Site www.selmaalabama.com/
Description
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Civil Rights
Group Identity African American

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Alabama
Tuskegee
Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center
104 S Elm Street
PO Box 830768
Tuskegee AL 36083
Phone 334 724-0800
Fax 334 727-5877
Web Site http://community.al.com/cc/tuskegee
Description Tells the story of the infamous Tuskegee Syphilis Study , offers walking tours
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Civil Rights
 

  Arkansas

  Little Rock

  Central High Museum

  2125 W 14th St

  Little Rock  AR   72202    

  Phone 501 374-1957

  Web Site http://www.nps.gov/chsc

  E-mail  chmuseum@swbell.net

  Alt Web http://www.littlerock.com/outdoors/detail.asp?id=1910

  Description  visitor center and museum located near site of civil rights

                    confrontations in 1957

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus Civil Rights

  Group Identity  African American

  Era  1957

  New or Updated:  9/10/2006

 

  Georgia
Albany
Albany Civil Rights Movement Museum
326 Whitney Street
PO Box 6036
Albany GA 31701
Phone 912 432 1698
Fax 912 432-2150
Web Site http://members.surfsouth.com/~mtzion/
E-mail mtzion@surfsouth.com
Description located in Old Mt Zion Church, dedicated to the memory of the 1960's civil rights movement
Building Type Church
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Civil Rights
Group Identity African American

Georgia
Savannah
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum
460 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Savannah GA 31401
Phone 912 231-8900
Web Site http://www.sip.armstrong.edu/CivilRightsMuseum/info.html
Description museum honors prominent NAACP leader, civil right movement, located in former Black-owned bank building
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Civil Rights
Building Type Commercial
Group Identity African American
New or Updated: 04/17/2003
 
  Indiana
Corydon
Leora Brown School
400 Summit Street
Corydon IN 47112
Phone
812 738-3376
Web Site http://www.soulfamilytravels.com/Indiana_Adventures/Leora_Brown_School-_Corydon/body_leora_brown_school-_corydon.html
Alt Web http://historic.shcsc.k12.in.us/schools/corydon/hist/history.htm-
Description segregated school used until 1949
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Civil Rights
Building Type Schoolhouse
Group Identity African American
Era 1897
New or Updated: 05/19/2003
 
 

  KS

  Pleasanton

  Marais des Cygnes Massacre

  26426 East 1700 Road

  Pleasanton  KS  66075    

  Phone  913 352-6174

  Web Site  http://www.kshs.org/places/marais/index.htm

  Alt Web  http://skyways.lib.ks.us/history/marais.html

  Description  site of gun battle leading up to Civil War - museum in 1850s stone

                    house with displays on massacre, diorama

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus Civil Rights

  Era 1858

  New or Updated:  3/13/2006


Kansas
Topeka
Brown v Board of Education National Historic Site
424 South Kansas Avenue
Topeka KS 66603
Phone 785 384-4273
Fax 785 354-7213
Web Site www.nps.gov/brvb
E-mail BRVB_interp_ranger@nps.gov
Description located in Monroe Elementary School, one of four segregated schools at the heart of famous 1954 Supreme Court desegregation decision; film & Ranger led tours by reservation only
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Civil Rights
Group Identity African American
 
    MD
 
Baltimore
 
National Juneteenth Museum
 
Address  *****
 
Baltimore  MD
 
Phone  410 467-2724
 
Web Site  http://hosting.xigroup.com/juneteenth/
 
E-mail  mailto:mnsunday@yahoo.com
 
Description  arranges Underground Railroad tours, sponsors events in Baltimore and                         Maryland area
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Civil Rights
 
Group Identity  African American
 
New or Updated:  08/25/2003
 
    NY
 
Seneca Falls
 
Women's Rights National Historical Park
 
136 Fall Street
 
Seneca Falls    NY  13148    
 
Phone   315 568-2991
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/wori/
 
Description  visitor center/museum, chapel which held 1848 Women's Rights Convention,                    homes of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Jane Hunt, Mary Ann M'Clintock
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Civil Rights
 
Building Type   Church
 
Group Identity   Women
 
Era  1848
 
New or Updated:  4/5/2004
 
  Ohio
Cincinnati
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
312 Elm Street
Cincinnati OH 45202
Phone 513 412-6900
Web Site www.undergroundrailroad.com/
Description museum to open in 2004 to commemorate network that helped slaves escape
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: Civil Rights
 
    TN
 
Memphis
 
National Civil Rights Museum
 
450 Mulberry Street
 
Memphis  TN  38103    
 
Phone  901 521-9699
 
Web Site  http://www.civilrightsmuseum.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.mecca.org/~crights/ncrm.html
 
Description  located in the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Civil Rights
 
Building Type  Hotel/Inn
 
Group Identity  African American
 
New or Updated:  08/25/2003
 
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