CCSS Inquiry Instruction Resources–July 29, 2017

Today’s Powerpoint:

  • Using Historic Newspapers for Inquiry Instruction on Early Twentieth Century Civil Rights Movement.  CCSS 2017 ppt

Contemporary Hook re: Discrimination and Public Accommodations:

Background to Gilded Age and Progressive Era Civil Rights Movement in CT:  

Links to the texts  of  CT public accommodations bills and motivation:

Looking for more context and more bibliography?

  • Click on African American in the Tag Cloud in the right column of this website.
Find historic CT newspaper articles for use as primary sources!
  • Link to Chronicling America search:  http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/
    Column telling of legislative hearing about discrimination in public accommodations

    March 3, 1919, Bridgeport Times and Evening Farmer

    Clipping that carries news of formation of African American group named the Sumner League.

    Daily Morning Journal-Courier, August 23, 1894

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