Additional Resources

Visit the Huntsville African-American Project (HAAP)

The Huntsville African American History Project (HAAHP) is a digital oral history project designed to collect, preserve, and promote the black history of Huntsville and North Alabama.

View A Civil Rights Journey.

A civil rights journey: a history of Huntsville's civil rights movement as seen through the eyes of Sonnie Hereford, III. DVD documentary video, available at Huntsville-Madison County Public Libraries. 

Dr. Sonnie Hereford III & Dr. Jack Ellis. Beside the Troubled Waters: A Black Doctor Remembers Life, Medicine, and Civil Rights in an Alabama Town.

Brandon Curnel. In The Shadows of Birmingham: The 1962-1963 Huntsville Civil Rights Movement

Hamlin, Kelly. “This is Rocket City, U.S.A., Let Freedom Begin Here.

Read RCCR’s very own, Kelly Hamlin's, 2016 UAH Master's Thesis and historic overview of the civil rights era in Huntsville.