Forging Citizenship and Opportunity - O.V. Catto's Legacy and America's Civil Rights History*

*site owned and operated by Independence Hall Association

screen shot of new Catto Portal

Produced from the O.V. Catto Education Project** with the dedication of the Catto Memorial at Philadelphia's City Hall

**Project spearheaded by the O.V. Catto Memorial Fund at the Philadelphia Foundation

Site Contents:

  • Education and Civics Resources
  • Interpretative Essays on Catto and the Modern Civil Rights Movement
  • Bibliographies on American Civil Rights with MLK
  • Historical Materials from Leading Archives, Libraries and Museums
  • Tools for Teaching Race in the Classroom, including a talk by H. Richard Milner, IV (AERA 2018 Brown Lecturer)
  • Bilingual Tools and Translation in 10 Languages
  • Contextual Timelines and Biographies
  • Contemporary Perspectives on Catto's Relevance Today
  • Student Voices and Projects
  • Access to Digital Textbooks
  • History Making Production Webisodes