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- Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Knoxville

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

[Demonstration at Tennessee Theatre 1], 1963

Identifier: TAMIS F 2021.001.001
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Footage of KPD offices and Civil Rights demonstration at Tennessee Theatre and Cumberland Ave.

Dates: 1963

[Demonstration at Tennessee Theatre 2], 1963

Identifier: TAMIS F 2021.001.002
Scope and Contents

Footage of Civil Rights protests at the Tennessee Theatre and the Knox County Courthouse in Knoxville, TN.

Dates: 1963

Knoxville Police Department Collection

Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2021.001
Content Description 23 reels of 16mm film of various lengths, totaling a few thousand feet, documenting public law enforcement activities by the Knoxville Police Department, training activities for the department, outreach/educational films for a public audience, and amateur films of public relations activities, all circa 1960s-1970s. Several training films for police officers and safety PSA films are in the collection as well. Much of the documentary material is believed to have been shot by WBIR-TV camera...
Dates: 1950-1980

Robert J. Booker interview , 2003

Scope and Contents Interview with Knoxville civil rights activist and African-American historian Robert J. Booker by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.Booker discusess his life growing up in Knoxville, his time at Knoxville College, his role in the civil rights movement, desegregation protests at lunch counters and the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville, work in Guinea for Crossroads Africa, his time in the Tennessee state legislature, working for Stroh's beer in Detroit, his...
Dates: 2003