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Voter Education Project The Civil Rights Cases

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09641.33 Author/Creator: Voter Education Project Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Document Date: 1970-1971 Pagination: 5 p. ; 28 x 21.5 cm

Summary of Content: One essay regarding the services rendered by the Voter Education Project (VEP) written circa 1970 to 1971. The essay gives a historical background behind the inception of the organization as an off-shoot of the Southern Regional Council. Topics discussed in the essay are voter registration, statewide voter education projects, asssistance to elected officials, citizenship education and research pulled from data of the projects.

Background Information: Voter Education Project was an organization focused between 1962 to 1968 on Civil rights organizations dedicated to voter education and registration work in the southern United States.

People: Bond, Julian, 1940-2015
Hollowell, Donald L., 1917-2004

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil Rights MovementVoting RightsCivilian ResponsibilityEducationAfrican American HistorySegregation

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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