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Collecting Civil Rights Manuscripts During the 1960's

Special | 42m 25s

Michael Edmonds, Deputy Director, Library Archives, Wisconsin Historical Society, explains why the Wisconsin Historical Society owns one of the nation’s richest archives on the civil rights movement. For 50 years researchers have turned to these archives to find letters, diaries, meeting minutes, photographs and other primary sources related to the uprisings and unrest of the mid 20th century.

Aired: 02/18/14

Rating: TV-G

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