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MLK Celebration: Introduction

Martin Luther King Celebration 2015

Created in conjunction with the 2015 campus-wide Martin Luther King Jr. Celebratory Events, this guide highlights both library and online resources on the 1960s United States Civil Rights Movement. 

In addition to displaying resources on Martin Luther King Jr. the guide will also contain materials on the Civil Rights Movement in general as well as literature that was written during the time of the movement or was inspired by or was written about the movement.

 
Photograph from the 1963 March on Washington
National Archives and Records Administration

Video from the National Archives

Watch this video from the National Archives to learn more about the young girl whose iconic image is seen in the above photograph.

From the Archives: Saint Anselm College and the Civil Rights Movement

The resources below highlight newspaper articles reporting on Saint Anselm's involvement with the Civil Rights Movement.

From College Archives: Anselmians in Selma

Anselmians March in Selma Campus Crier March 12, 1965

Group Back From Selma Campus Crier March 26, 1965

Selma Report Campus Crier March 26, 1965

More Than A Symbol By Father Mark Dyer, O.S.B. Anselmian News Spring 1968

Speeches at Saint Anselm

Roy Wilkins Plans Speech in Manchester March 15 Nashua Telgraph March 6th 1964

Votes in Civil Rights by May Wilkins Says in Manchester Nashua Telegraph March 16th 1964

News from the King Institute at Stanford University

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