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McComb Legacies Featured on SNCC Documentary Website

March 26, 2015 by Julian Hipkins in Featured, General

The McComb Legacies website is featured as a digital primary resource on the new One Person, One Vote: The Legacy of SNCC and the Fight for Voting Rights website.

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This is an online archive on the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) with documents, photographs, oral history interviews, and audiovisual material as well as maps and interactive timelines. The site is a result of the collaboration between the SNCC Legacy Project and Duke University. It is an excellent resource for teachers, students, and anyone else interested in the history of the Civil Rights Movement.

Screen Shot 2015-03-26 at 11.41.44 AMThe summary of McComb Legacies reads

The McComb Legacies website shares the history of McComb, MS, with an emphasis on the stories of working people of all races, women, and young people and how they have strived for equity in labor, civics, education, economics, and the arts. The site is designed by students with an emphasis on oral histories conducted by students in an effort to understand, preserve, and share their local history.

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