Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984

Posted on February 16th, 2017 by

Photo courtesy of National Archives Catalog, “Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C.,” 1963, https://catalog.archives.gov/id/542003

Photo courtesy of National Archives Catalog, “Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C.,” 1963, https://catalog.archives.gov/id/542003

Featured Digital Collection: This resource documents the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s surveillance of individual African Americans and groups deemed politically suspect. It provides source materials on the people and groups under surveillance and provides a window into the development of the country’s first systematic domestic surveillance program. Includes the FBI files on Malcolm X, Thurgood Marshall, Marcus Garvey, and others.

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