University of Mississippi Libraries Archives and Special Collections John Elon Phay Collection documenting segregation in Mississippi schools in the late 1940s and 1950s

In Memoriam: John Hope Franklin (1915-2009), a great friend of the Winter Institute: Newsweek tribute Washington Post tribute

Freedom Riders Documentary

Study guide to the award-winning documentary film series Eyes on the Prize, produced by Facing History and Ourselves

State of Siege: Mississippi Whites and the Civil Rights Movements (American Radio Works series)

Brown v. Board of Education teaching resources (through Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.)

California Newsreel: film and video for social change

“Lyrical Freedom Riders,” song by Bryan Field McFarland

Mississippi Civil Rights Project (Interactive, County-by-County Map of Mississippi)

US Census data “primarily concerning formal education as a whole, at various levels, and for public and private schools. Data shown relate to the school-age population and school enrollment, educational attainment, education personnel, and financial aspects of education.”

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves’s speech to three murderers of James Craig Anderson (

Read the report from the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada

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