AMERICUS (Feb. 14, 2013)--The James Earl Carter Library at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is hosting an exhibit through the end of February of historic documents relating to the civil rights history in Americus and Sumter County. 

Black History exhibit on display at GSW Library 

AMERICUS (Feb. 14, 2013)--The James Earl Carter Library at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is hosting an exhibit through the end of February of historic documents relating to the civil rights history in Americus and Sumter County. Collected and preserved by the Americus-Sumter County Movement Remembered Committee, Inc. (ASCMRC), these documents reflect vital African American campaigns for voting rights, educational opportunities, and real freedom in Southwest Georgia.

Students, staff, faculty, and the general public are invited to view these materials and reflect on our local history. The ASCMRC remains active in documenting the legacy of the civil rights movement and supporting continued opportunities in the 21st century. For more information about the ASCMRC, please visit: Americusmovement.org.

 

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Caption--Black History exhibit in Georgia Southwestern's James Earl Carter Library.

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