The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, New York
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Repository URL: http://www.vassar.edu/
Repository description (extant): Vassar co-sponsored, with the German Historical Institute, a research project that explores the connection between the U.S. military presence abroad and the advancement of civil rights in the U.S. It investigated the role that African-American GIs played in carrying the civil rights movement to Germany, which was host to the largest contingent of U.S. troops deployed outside the U.S.
Repository type: University Special Collection
The civil rights struggle, African American GIs, and Germany