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Historical Publications


View our collection of historical documents which can be filtered by title, year, type, and/or state.

Archives (1997 - 2020)

Historical Documents (1960 - 2007)


The Robert S. Rankin Memorial Library has an extensive collection that contains a large variety of books, directories, encyclopedias, journals, magazines, reports, microforms, and videos.

The Thurgood Marshall Law Library has worked since 2001 to create a complete electronic record of United States Commission on Civil Rights publications.

Additional Publications

Civil Rights Journal (1995 - 2002)

Historic Publications Catalog (1975 - 2004)

Additional publications may be obtained from:

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 1150
Washington, DC 20425
Telephone: (202) 376-8128

Please include the following information in your message:
Name, Mailing Address, Title(s) of the publication(s) you want.

** Publications obtained from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights may not be sold.