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CONTENTdm Featured Collections: January 2017

Organizations worldwide are using CONTENTdm digital collection management software to create thousands of outstanding digital collections and to provide easy access to their unique holdings.

This month, three collections are featured on the OCLC website. The featured collections for January are The African American Experience in Las Vegas; The Civil Rights Collection; and The N.A.A.C.P., Philadelphia Branch Photographs.

The African American Experience in Las Vegas

The African American Experience in Las Vegas

UNLV University Libraries

This large-scale, LSTA grant-funded portal features about 600 photographs, oral history interviews with full transcripts, manuscripts and more documenting the history and contributions of Las Vegas’ African American community. The portal provides online user access to digitized UNLV Special Collections holding from the Oral History Research Center and Photograph collections, links to partner digital collections/websites and information about the collaborative project.

Civil Rights Collection

Civil Rights Collection

Memphis and Shelby County Room

The Civil Rights Collection is a compilation of materials from numerous sources, including the following manuscript collections: Frank Holloman Collection, George W. Lee Collection (speeches and documents), A.W. Willis, Jr. Collection, Arthur L. Webb Collection and the Catholic Human Relations Council Paper.

N.A.A.C.P., Philadelphia Branch Photographs

N.A.A.C.P., Philadelphia Branch Photographs

Temple University Libraries

This digital collection contains photographs digitized from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Philadelphia Branch Records, an archival collection held by the Special Collections Research Center. The Philadelphia Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People institutes and supports legal and other actions in the fields of civil rights, discrimination, education, housing, employment and law enforcement. This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, case records, reports, membership files, clippings, photographs, plaques and awards, audio tapes and other records from the executive secretary and field secretary, as well as from the North Philadelphia Action Branch and the West Philadelphia Branch.