Civil Rights Films from USC’s Moving Image Research Collections

This curated collection brings together diverse archival footage documenting the Civil Rights movement.

Equality of Educational Opportunity

This report is submitted in response to Section 402 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Eugene Avery Adams Papers, 1892-1968

Papers documenting the life of a twentieth century AME minister and leader in the fields of education, civil rights, and business.

Isaiah DeQuincey Newman (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003

I. DeQuincey Newman was a Methodist pastor, activist, entrepreneur, and a leading figure in the Civil Rights movement in South Carolina.

Joseph A. De Laine Papers ca. 1918 – 2000

This core unit of three hundred fifty items covers chiefly the period from 1942, when Joseph Armstrong DeLaine submitted his annual report as secretary of the Clarendon County Citizen[s] Committee, to 1974, when he delivered an address entitled “History leading up to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision outlawing Segregation in Public Schools.”

Marian Bruce Logan Collection of Civil Rights Activism, 1945-1989

This collection is comprised of the personal papers and effects of Civil Rights activist and cabaret singer Marian Bruce Logan (1920-1993).

Martha Monteith Papers

Martha Cunningham Monteith was the first trained speech therapist employed by the South Carolina public school system, establishing the inaugural program at Richland County District One in 1949.

Modjeska Monteith Simkins Papers, 1909-1992

Columbia civil rights activist Simkins was a founder of the Victory Savings Bank and proved to be a key influence in many SC political campaigns.

Modjeska Monteith Simkins: In Her Own Words

A Columbia civil rights activist, Simkins served as the South Carolina State Secretary for the NAACP, 1941 to 1957. She also had leadership roles in the renovation of Good Samaritan-Waverly Hospital and the Richland County Citizens Committee.

Negro Travelers’ Green Book, 1956

The Negro Travelers’ Green Book was a travel guide series published from 1936 to 1964 by Victor H. Green.