Civil Rights Collection to be donated to Library of Congress


The Reader's Shop writes "The AARP and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Announces they will donate more that 4,000 firsthand accounts of the struggle for civil rights to the Library of Congress during an official ceremony on February 24, 2005.The collection of firsthand written accounts, audio and video interviews and photographs, form the world's largest archive of civil rights memories and marks a major milestone of the Voices of Civil Rights, a collaboration of AARP, LCCR and the Library.The ceremony marks the transfer of the project to the Library of Congress, which will continue to gather personal accounts and expand the collection"

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