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Primary Source Sets


     An Act for the gradual abolition of slavery

19th Century African American Voting Rights

Lesson Type: Document Based Question

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights


     Letter from Permanent Committee for Better Schools in Harlem to Gov. Lehman

African American Citizen Action in the 20th Century

Lesson Type: Document Based Question

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, African Americans


     Letter from Permanent Committee for Better Schools in Harlem to Gov. Lehman

African American Citizen Action in the 20th Century

Lesson Type: Document Set

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, African Americans

Petition submitted by residents of the village of Hillburn to the New York State Education Commissioner, 1943

Civil Rights Inquiry

Lesson Type: Inquiry

Grade Levels:

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

New York State Senate and Assembly Report, Separate & Unequal: New York's Farmworkers, 1995

Social Change Inquiry

Lesson Type: Inquiry

Grade Levels: High School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Immigration and Migration, Latinos

The $6.50 a Week Girl, circa 1914

Women's Rights Inquiry

Lesson Type: Inquiry

Grade Levels: Middle School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Elections, Women

Worksheets

Annual Report of the M.C. Lawton Club, 1928

Annual Report of the M.C. Lawton Civic and Cultural Club, February 10, 1918

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Women, Civil Rights

Was Puerto Rican GI Jailed for Friendship with Blacks?

Article, "Was Puerto Rican GI Jailed For Friendship With Blacks?" Amsterdam News, May 8, 1971

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Latinos

On Demographic Research and Reapportionment of Syracuse by ANCLA

Association for Neighbors Concerned for Latino Advancement (ANCLA), Legislative Testimony, Syracuse, 1991

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Government, Civil Rights, Latinos

Housing, Discrimination in Employment

Drug & Hospital Employee Union, Local 1199, End Job Bias in New York City Building Trades, 1963

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: High School, Middle School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Labor, Latinos, Labor Unions

Juan Farinas Defense Committee

Flyer Produced by the Juan Farinas Defense Committee, 1972

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Community Action, Latinos

Letter Regarding Harassment of Puerto Rican Soldier

Letter from Congressman Herman Badillo Regarding Harassment of Puerto Rican Soldier, 1971

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Latinos, Civil Rights

In Opposition to Puerto Rican Credentials

Letter to American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) about Puerto Rican Immigration Credentials, c. 1947

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Community Action, Latinos

Letter to Judge Feinberg

Letter to Judge Feinberg, Drug & Hospital Employees Union, Local 1199, 1971

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: High School, Middle School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Latinos, Community Action

Separate and Unequal: NY's Farmworkers

New York State Senate and Assembly Report, Separate & Unequal: New York's Farmworkers, 1995

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: High School, Middle School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Industry, Labor, Latinos

Press release - Emergency Civil Liberties Committee Protest

Protest against Un-American Activities Committee, 1959

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Latinos, Cold War, Civil Rights

Press release - Statement by Jesús Colón to the Walter Committee on Un-American Activities

Statement by Jesús Colón to the Walter Commission on Un-American Activities, 1959

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Government, Latinos, Civil Rights, Cold War

Violence against immigrants in Farmingville

Timeline of Violence against Immigrants in Farmingville, c. 2000

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Immigration and Migration, Civil Rights, Latinos

Photo - Immigration Protest

We Are One Nation of Immigrants Rally, 2006

Lesson Type: Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Community Action, Immigration and Migration, Latinos

Blank Worksheets

Affirmative Action Policy

Affirmative Action Policy, Hostos Community College, 2002

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels:

Lesson Topics: Latinos, Civil Rights

Electoral College. Appointment of Frederick Douglass by Electors

Appointment of Frederick Douglass to Deliver New York Electoral College Votes to U.S. Senate, 1872

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Letter from Mary A. Young to NYS War Council, Committee on Discrimination in Employment

Letter from Mary A. Young to NYS War Council, Committee on Discrimination in Employment, 1942

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Letter from Permanent Committee for Better Schools in Harlem to Gov. Lehman

Letter from Permanent Committee for Better Schools in Harlem to Gov. Lehman, 1937

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Letter from W.E.B. DuBois to Ferdinand C. Morton

Letter from W.E.B. DuBois to Ferdinand C. Morton, August 29, 1919

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Letter to Abe Fortas to remove National Guard from Puerto Rico

Letter to Abe Fortas about National Guard Withdrawal from Puerto Rico, 1948

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels:

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Latinos

Printed copy of New York State Constitution of 1777

New York State Constitution of 1777, Excerpt - Property Ownership and Voting

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Second Constitution of the State of New York, Article II

New York State Constitution of 1821, Article II, Voting Rights

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Elementary School, Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Proposed constitution of the state of New York, resolutions of February 28, 1868

Proposed Constitution, State of New York, Resolutions of 1868, African American Voting Rights

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Response from Puerto Rican Governor

Puerto Rico Governor Piñero, Freedom of Expression, 1948

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels:

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Latinos

Shirley Chisholm: The Farmworkers Bill of Rights Act

Shirley Chisholm's Introduction of The Farmworker Bill of Rights Act, 1981

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels:

Lesson Topics: Civil Rights, Migrant Workers, Labor, Industry, Latinos

Speech by Elmer Carter, New York State War Council

Speech by Elmer Carter, New York State War Council, 1942

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights

Testimony of Leslie Levi, Jr. before NYS Assembly Sub-Committee on Affirmative Action

Testimony of Leslie Levi, Jr., NYS Assembly Sub-Committee on Affirmative Action, October 27, 1987

Lesson Type: Blank Worksheet

Grade Levels: Middle School, High School

Lesson Topics: African Americans, Civil Rights