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Legacy of SNCC Collections in the Rubenstein Library: SNCC Digital Gateway

Sources documenting the history of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

About the SNCC Digtial Gateway

Made possible by the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the SNCC Digtial Gateway: Learn from the Past, Organize for the Future, Make Democracy Work (SDG) is a collaborative project of the SNCC Legacy Project, Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies and Duke University Libraries. Launched in Fall 2018 the site centers the voices and experiences of SNCC veterans to tell a dynamic history of SNCC from their perspective. Highlighted by five main sections - People, Timeline, Inside SNCC, Map, and Our Voices, the SDG incorporates short narratives to describe how SNCC's grassroots activism effected the course of the American Civil Rights Movement. A sixth section - Today highlights how present day activists incorporate and continue SNCC's legacy in modern activism efforts. The content is anchored by embedded primary sources at Duke and repositories across the country. Governed by an advisory board and editorial board comprised of SNCC veterans, SNCC scholars, and archival professions, the site was developed by a team of undergraduates and graduate students from Duke University and North Carolina Central University and features original content created and contributed by SNCC veterans. 

SNCC Digital Gateway

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