=Signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. [LBJ Library photo #276-10-WH64 by Cecil Stoughton]

Signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. [LBJ Library photo #276-10-WH64 by Cecil Stoughton]

Civil Rights Educational Resources

The LBJ Library Education department has prepared a listing of digitized primary sources as well as lesson plans that will be helpful in teaching about the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The primary sources are all hosted by the National Archives and Records Administration, while the lesson plans are created by other well-known organizations. These are only a sampling of sources to help enhance your knowledge of civil rights. Download PDF

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