The 1965 Voting Rights Act and the Violence in Selma, Alabama

This list includes the principal files in the Johnson Library that contain material relating to the Voting Rights Act and the events in Selma, Alabama, in March, 1965. It is not definitive, however, and researchers should consult with the Library’s archivists about other potentially useful files. The guide includes those collections which have been opened for research in part or in whole, and those collections which are currently unprocessed or unavailable. The Library has also prepared lists of material available on the following related topics: Civil Rights; The 1957 Civil Rights Bill; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP); George Wallace.

Lisa's leaks - 'Madness in the Magnolias'

INTRODUCTION

This list includes the principal files in the Johnson Library that contain material relating to the Voting Rights Act and the events in Selma, Alabama, in March, 1965. It is not definitive, however, and researchers should consult with the Library’s archivists about other potentially useful files. The guide includes those collections which have been opened for research in part or in whole, and those collections which are currently unprocessed or unavailable. The Library has also prepared lists of material available on the following related topics: Civil Rights; The 1957 Civil Rights Bill; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP); George Wallace.

Box #
FG 135, Department of Justice
183-184, 187
FG 155-18, Community Relations Service
229
FG 634, Commission on Civil Rights
375-376
HU 2, Equality of the Races
3
HU 2/ST 1, Equality of the Races/Alabama
24,25,27-29
HU 2-7, Voting
55,56
LE/HU 2, Legislation/Equality of the Races
65
LE/HU 2-7…

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