Primary Source Spotlight: Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegate, at the Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey August 1964 | curator’s note

Jury Frees Five Law Officers in Miss. Beating The Detroit Tribune. (Detroit, Mich.), 21 Dec. 1963

Civil Rights oral histories mentioning Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer primary source album TPS Teachers Network

Fannie Lou Hamer and the Civil Rights Movement in Rural Mississippi primary source set Digital Public Library

Audio recordings of Fannie Lou Hamer speeches via YouTube

Public Law 109-246: Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006

Stunned By Her Thunder: Fannie Lou Hamer In Custodia Legis February 25, 2021

Interview with filmmaker Robin Hamilton about her film “This Little Light of Mine” video recording | film trailer

Fannie Lou Hamer brief biography National Women’s History Museum

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer pairing picture books and primary sources lesson plan