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Civil Rights Movement
DISD Desegregation Litigation Archives
Includes papers from Judge Barefoot Sanders; Mr. Ed Cloutman, the lead attorney for the plaintiffs; and those of Mr. Robert Hyer Thomas, the Dallas Independent School District’s lead counsel. Held at Underwood Law Library.
Collection of Bishop College Records
Bishop College was founded in 1881 as a Baptist college for African Americans in Marshall, Texas. This collection contains handwritten reports by administrators and students, photographs, programs, and general information regarding the college's demonstration school activities and the Rural Leadership Training Institute from 1937, 1941 and 1943. Held at DeGolyer Library.
Lecture Recordings on Civil Rights
The links below are for audio files of lectures given at SMU that relate to civil rights. The original recordings are held at Bridwell Library.
Nineteenth Century Resources
Martin Luther King, Jr.
DeGolyer Library has a collection on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his visit to SMU in 1966 -- and its repercussions (SMU 2018.0456).