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Selma to Montgomery march

The March to Selma

March 1965

Led by John Lewis and Reverend Hosea Williams, almost 600 people gathered in Selma on Sunday, March 7, 1965 for a march to Montgomery...

Tags: African Americans | Alabama
Right to Assemble in Albany, GA

The Right to Assemble


In July 1962, two civil cases were brought before the U.S. District Court in Albany, Georgia. The first, filed by Albany Mayor Asa Kelley...

Tags: African Americans | Georgia
Civil Rights Workers Murdered

Rights Workers Murdered


During the summer of 1964, civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner assisted the African American community...

Tags: African Americans | Mississippi
Clinton's Proclamation

Communists in Universities


These documents are from a court case in which the Georgia Conference of the American Association of University Professors brought suit against...

Tags: Communism | Georgia
Farewll to Revolt

Farewll to Revolt

May 5, 1934

This article is part book review and part commentary on the working classes in the United States. The three books deal with labor...

Tags: Communism | Kentucky
U.S. v. Scales

U.S. V. Scales

ca. 1954

This pamphlet contains the complete text of the answers of Eugene Dennis, General Secretary of the Communist Party...

Tags: Communism | North Carolina
Code of Conduct

U.S. v. Slack


Eastman Kodak employee Alfred Slack was accused of selling secrets to the Soviet Union. Slack was connected to Harry Gold who confessed about...

Tags: Espionage | Tennessee
Man on the Moon

Prison Health


The documents and photographs contained in this civil case file record accusations of unsafe and unsanitary conditions in the state prisons of Alabama...

Tags: Alabama | Health
Toxic Shock Syndrome Lawsuit

Toxic Shock Syndrome


Carr v. International Playtex, Inc. and the Proctor and Gamble Distributing Company is one of at least 100 civil suits brought to...

Tags: Florida | Health
Threat of Communism

Black Lung


Merica I. Johnson v. Caspar Weinberger is one many cases filed against the Secretary of Health Education and Welfare seeking benefits under...

Tags: Health | Kentucky