Civil Rights in a Northern City: Philadelphia currently features collections of primary source materials related to key events in the history of the modern civil rights movement in Philadelphia. Click on any collection to access materials limited to that collection, including primary sources, interpretative content, and oral histories.
The history of the 15-year struggle to integrate Girard College (1954-1968).
North Philadelphia erupts in 3 days of racial conflict (1964).
Philadelphia Transit Strike of 1944 documents the events leading up to and including the August 1944 strike.