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Women and the civil rights movement, 1954-1965

Author: Davis W Houck; David E Dixon
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Presents thirty-nine full-text addresses by women who spoke out while the struggle for civil rights was at its most intense. Many are published or transcribed from audio tape for the first time. Each speech is preceded by an introduction of the speaker and occasion that highlights key biographical and background details. The collection also provides a general introduction that places these public addresses in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Women and the civil rights movement, 1954-1965.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2009
(DLC) 2008030388
(OCoLC)227031645
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Davis W Houck; David E Dixon
ISBN: 9781604737608 1604737603
OCLC Number: 690212051
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 322 pages)
Contents: Mary McLeod Bethune --
Sarah Patton Boyle --
Mamie Till Bradley --
Daisy S. Lampkin --
Rosa Parks --
Agnes E. Meyer --
Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin --
Frances H. Williams --
Edith S. Sampson --
Johnnie Carr --
Lorraine Hansberry --
Dorothy Tilly --
Della D. Sullins --
Barbara Posey --
Priscilla Stephens --
Casey Hayden --
Modjeska M. Simkins --
Charlotta Bass --
Diane Nash --
Lillian Smith --
Katie Louchheim --
Anne Braden --
Marion King --
Margaret C. McCulloch --
Jane Schutt --
Dorothy Height --
Marie Foster --
Pauli Murray --
Myrlie Evers --
Ella Baker --
Victoria Gray --
Elizabeth Gray --
Elizabeth Allen --
Rita L. Schwerner --
Ruth Steiner --
Fannie Lou Hamer --
Annie Devine --
Dorothy Cottton --
Martha Ragland --
Constance Baker Motley.
Responsibility: edited by Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon.

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Historians have long agreed that women were instrumental in shaping the civil rights movement. Until recently, though, such claims have not been supported by easily accessed texts of speeches and  Read more...
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