Monday, May 23, 2016

Resources on Tallahassee's Civil Rights Movement

May 26 marks the 60th anniversary of the Tallahassee Bus Boycott

The Coleman Library has books on the Civil Rights Movement in Tallahassee and in Florida. Check these out!

Ideal Cititzens: the legacy of the civil rights movement by James Max Fendrich.
COLEMAN LIBRARY African-American Collection - 4th Floor, Room 403 -- F319.T14F46 1993

The Pain and the Promise: the struggle for civil rights in Tallahassee, Florida by Glenda Alice Rabby.
COLEMAN LIBRARY African-American Reserve - 4th Floor, Room 403 -- F319.T14R33 1999 

Test Ride on the Sunnyland Bus: a daughter's civil rights journey by Ana Maria Spagna.
COLEMAN LIBRARY African-American Reserve - 4th Floor, Room 403 -- F320.N4S63 2010

A short video produced for the PBS progam Florida Crossroads. http://thefloridachannel.org/videos/florida-crossroads-shortcut-tallahassee-bus-boycott-1956/

The Florida Memory Project has a section on the Civil Rights Movement in Florida
Click below and scroll down the page to see Tallahassee Bus Boycott.
https://www.floridamemory.com/onlineclassroom/civilrights/photos/

The Tallahassee Bus Boycott Begins is another Florida Memory Project post.

And finally, The Florida Memory Project's Photographic Archive has many photographs on Civil Rights in Tallahassee and Florida.  https://www.floridamemory.com/photographiccollection/


Tallahassee Bus Boycott Anniversary May 26

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Coleman Open 24/7!



We're here to help. Coleman Library will be open all day and all of the night until Friday, April 29! In other words, we won't close until Friday, the last day of finals week, at 8 pm. So come on over with your tired, poor and huddled brains.