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Protest Movements and Civil Disobedience

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Start your archival research on Protest Movements and Civil Disobedience with this guide. This guide features the collections of individuals and organizations specifically involved with organizing and participating in protests and acts of civil disobedience to achieve political or social change. The material in this guide was found by doing as "keywords anywhere" search in HOLLIS on "Protest movements" and also searching in HOLLIS on more focused terms such as Civil disobedience; Civil rights; Demonstrations; Peace movements; Political activists; Radicalism; and Women activists.

To learn more about protests during the women's suffrage movement, please see both the Women's Suffrage research guide and the Radcliffe College Suffrage research guide.

For a guide on researching photographs of the women's movement from the 1960s to the 1980s, please see the Catching the Wave: Photographs of the Women's Movement research guide.

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This guide was originally posted by Hayley Mercer.

Archival Collections--Individuals