We are proud to present a rich digital archive of photos, video, audio and documents related to the Bogalusa Civil Rights Movement and early Bogalusa History. This project was created in partnership with Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum and Veterans Archives, and made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
The Hicks Foundation Collection at the Louisiana Digital Library
Explore our collection of primary source materials from the Bogalusa Civil Rights Movement and early Bogalusa history on the Louisiana Digital Library (LDL).
See and hear audio and video documenting Bogalusa civil rights history from major archives around the country, including the Library of Congress, Stanford Project South and the Wisconsin Historical Society.
See some of the most compelling images of the Bogalusa civil rights movement from media outlets like The Times-Picayune, the Advocate and the Associated Press.
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Grant #MH-00-18-0036-18. The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) supports and empowers America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grantmaking, research, and policy development. The institute envisions a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. The views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this archive do not necessarily represent those of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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