012 Tuskegee University Civil Rights Collection
Photos include items taken either at Tuskegee University or by Tuskegee University photographers during the Civil Rights period from 1957-1971. This collection is incomplete, please visit TU archives to see other examples.
These materials are due in part through a generous grant from the Mellon Foundation (administered by Lyrasis Corportation). This grant includes Civil Rights photos and audio that are held at the Tuskegee University Archives.
Copyright: Tuskegee University Archives, 2016.
Vera C. Foster and Jesse Jackson (Tuskegee University Archives, 2016-04-05)Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. Senator for the ...
Student Protests (Tuskegee University Archives, 2016-04-05)Students boycott atrocities which took place against African Americans in 1968.
Student Protest (Tuskegee University Archives, 2016-04-05)Student discontent arose and touched off a campus wide boycott.
Rosa Parks (Tuskegee University Archives, 2016-04-05)Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African American civil rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".
Louis Farrakhan (Tuskegee University Archives, 2016-04-05)Louis Farrakhan, Sr. is the leader of the religious group Nation of Islam (NOI). He served as the minister of major mosques in Boston and Harlem, and was appointed by the longtime NOI leader, Elijah Muhammad, as the National ...