The 1963 Chicago Public Schools Boycott

About the Exhibit

Participating Members

Thank you to the following Chicago Collections members who contributed material for this exhibit. For a list of all Chicago Collections members, click here.

Content Contributors

Sara Chapman, Media Burn Archive
Dan Erdman, Media Burn Archive
Ariana Garcia, Media Burn Archive
Levi Hencke, Media Burn Archive
Renee Huang, Media Burn Archive
Justin Perkins, Media Burn Archive
Alexandra Rego, Media Burn Archive
Zhengying Tian, Media Burn Archive

Produced in collaboration with Kartemquin Films, using the research and footage from their film, '63 Boycott:
Gordon Quinn, Director
Rachel Dickson, Producer
Trayce Matthews, Producer

Special thanks to Chicago Collections Consortium digital exhibits committee.


Additional Resources

Related Collections from EXPLORE:

Learn more by collection topic: Civil RightsEducation, and Demonstrations.

Teachers: Access the ’63 Boycott Curriculum Guide.

View the full unedited interviews shot for ’63 Boycott at Media Burn Archive

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