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To Kill a Mockingbird

is a lesson plan for teachers that uses primary source materials on the Depression and Southern and African American experiences. The unit emphasizes language arts and offers activities including an analysis of oral histories from Alabama collected between 1936 and 1940, parallel primary source readings on mob behavior and lynching, and visual literacy activity with photographs of Alabama during the Great Depression. The website features more enrichment activities and related readings. (Library of Congress)

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Drinking fountain on the county courthouse lawn, Halifax, North Carolina.  Vachon, John, 1914-1975, photographer.

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