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Civil Rights Mvmt Political Cartoon Lesson

Civil Rights Mvmt Political Cartoon Lesson

Smithsonian Price of Freedom: America @ War...great conflict resources

Smithsonian Price of Freedom: America @ War...great conflict resources

Civil Rights Digital Library

Civil Rights Digital Library

The Civil Rights Documentation Project: December 1963

The Civil Rights Documentation Project: December 1963

“Life-Preserving Coffin, In Doubtful Cases of Actual Death”        Drawing for a Life-Preserving Coffin, 11/15/1843    The fear of being buried alive led Christian Henry Eisenbrandt to patent a “life-preserving coffin in doubtful cases of actual death.” In his application, he claimed that through a series of springs and levers, even the slightest motion of the head or hand would instantaneously open the coffin lid.

“Life-Preserving Coffin, In Doubtful Cases of Actual Death” Drawing for a Life-Preserving Coffin, 11/15/1843 The fear of being buried alive led Christian Henry Eisenbrandt to patent a “life-preserving coffin in doubtful cases of actual death.” In his application, he claimed that through a series of springs and levers, even the slightest motion of the head or hand would instantaneously open the coffin lid.

Civil Rights in Mississippi

Civil Rights in Mississippi

Ted Polumbaum covered the 1964 Freedom Summer campaign for Time magazine, from the volunteers' training sessions in Ohio to their arrival in Mississippi, where they defied segregationists in a door-to-door campaign to register blacks to vote. The volunteers also taught thousands of children in Freedom Schools.

Ted Polumbaum covered the 1964 Freedom Summer campaign for Time magazine, from the volunteers' training sessions in Ohio to their arrival in Mississippi, where they defied segregationists in a door-to-door campaign to register blacks to vote. The volunteers also taught thousands of children in Freedom Schools.

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