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UVA Digitizes Civil Rights History

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A new project at the University of Virginia is making an oral history of the civil rights movement available online.

It took about 10 years to restore and digitize the tapes, which include more than 85 interviews with prominent civil rights attorneys and activists. Now, the University of Virginia Library is streaming The William Elwood Civil Rights Lawyers Project on its website.

The project is named after a University of Virginia professor, who conducted interviews with key figures in the legal fight for Civil Rights.

Organizers hope the tapes will become a popular resource for students and scholars.

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Bread Grains: The Last Frontier In The Locavore Movement

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Questions About Hillary Clinton’s Newly Uncovered Emails

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