This post on the film Selma examines the film and the impact of the civil rights movement on the United States’ international reputation during the Cold War. The author, Mary L. Dudziak, is an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University,
Have you used declassified US government records for your research? Are there still-classified records that you’d really like to see?
Each week we scour the web for interesting and historic documents that catch our eye. This week’s image surfaced while we were doing a little background searching for our Grant of the Week on the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
This post is one of a series on AHA Today in which historians and filmmakers reflect on the historical value of the film Selma. The author, Carol Anderson, is an associate professor of African American studies at Emory University.
Each week we scour the web for interesting and historic documents that catch our eye. This pair of photographs from early 20th-century Japan was found on the Library of Congress Flickr account.
This post is one of the AHA Today series Historians and Filmmakers Take a Closer Look at Selma, which examines the historical value of the film. The author, Jonathan Scott Holloway, is dean of Yale College