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Women and the civil rights movement, 1954-1965 [electronic resource] / edited by Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon.

Contributor(s): Houck, Davis W | Dixon, David E.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 322 p.).ISBN: 9781604737608 (electronic bk.); 1604737603 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources | Women civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Sources | African American women civil rights workers -- History -- 20th century -- Sources | Women civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography | African American women civil rights workers -- Biography | Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources | United States -- Race relations -- Sources | 20th century | African American women civil rights workers | African Americans | Biography | Civil rights | Civil rights movements | History | Race relations | Sources | United States | Women | Women civil rights workers | Political Science | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights | Frau | B�urgerrechtsbewegung | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women and the civil rights movement, 1954-1965.DDC classification: 323.092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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.
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 context.
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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.

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 context.

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