Welcome to the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center's Human Rights Digital Archive Collection. The collection holds public reaction concerning human rights, civil rights, and evolutionary legislation of American democracy.
The Carl Albert Human Rights Digital Archive promotes continued scholarship, linking primary sources and other educational materials. The Collection features curated materials from the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center Archives as well as the Oklahoma Daily (now OU Daily) and the Western History Collections.
The Archive is available for use in the classroom, for research, and for publication with permission of the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center.
“McLaurin in a room looking over the students toward F.A. Balyeat, professor of education, who taught the Negro’s first class"
McLaurin and other Black students were educated by way of separate classrooms, seating areas, eating facilities, and restrooms. This image depicts the…
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states, in Article 26:(1) Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the…