“Let Us Close the Springs of Racial Poison:” The 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Photo Exhibit

Civil Rights headshot
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the passage and signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, one of the most iconic symbols of the struggle for democracy, equality, and justice, the Special Collections Department of the DC Public Library is proud to present a photograph exhibit "Let Us Close the Springs of Racial Poison: The 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act."
 
The exhibit features images from the Special Collections' Prints & Photographs Collection, books and other items documenting this landmark anniversary.  The public is encouraged to share their thoughts on the anniversary and the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement.  Please see Special Collections staff for details.
 
The exhibit is located on the third floor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library outside the Black Studies Center.  It will be on display until September 8, 2014.