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Civil rights movements

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Black Lives Matter signs

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 2020-0007

Civil Action #5077 Geier Consent Decree, 1968

 File — Box 329, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the File:

Preprocessing notes: The folder titled "teacher load and enrollment" is the class schedule before it was printed from 1960-1968. See bulletins for inforamtion regarding this after.

The THEC index and minutes give details on faculty hiring and leave, building construction and naming.

American Council on Education folders hold a breadth of information regarding disabled veterans on campus.

Dates: Other: 1968

Hector Black papers

Identifier: RG-0000-0138
Scope and Contents This collection consists of documentation of the family and public life of Hector Black, who lived from 1925 to 2020. Documents include notebooks, journals, log books, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, Christian songbooks, correspondence, and notably a copy of an FBI file on him for his activism on behalf of the African-American community. Igniting his advocacy and activism was his underlying love of peace and justice, and remarkable forgiveness of a man, Ivan Simpson, who murdered his...
Dates: 1930 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2017

Social Movements collection

Identifier: RG-0000-0141
Content Description Documents activism and responses to activism in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee. Topics include activism against anti-Black police brutality and criminizalization of poverty. Content warning: some responses to protests contain dehumanizing, white supremacist, anti-Black racist, and antisemitic language and images. Some responses also call for and glorify violence against protesters.Physical materials include four signs from the June 6, 2020 Black Lives Matter protests...
Dates: 2016 - 2021

Social Movements Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: 2020-0024
Dates: 2017 - 2020