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This Light of Ours [electronic resource] : Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement.

By: Kelen, Leslie G, 1949-.
Contributor(s): Bond, Julian, 1940- | Carson, Clayborne, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2011Description: 1 online resource (252 p.).ISBN: 9781617031724 (electronic bk.); 1617031720 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works | Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works | Photographers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Political activists -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) -- History | History | Fine Arts | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) -- History | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works | Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works | Photographers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Political activists -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Photographers -- United States -- Interviews | Political activists -- United States -- Interviews | United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works | Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works | PHOTOGRAPHY / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General | PHOTOGRAPHY / Individual Photographers / Artists' Books | PHOTOGRAPHY / Photoessays & Documentaries | PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: This Light of Ours : Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights MovementDDC classification: 779.93231196073 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Foreword; Photographing Civil Rights; The Photographs; Part One: Black Life; Part Two: Organizing for Freedom; Part Three: State and Local Terror; Part Four: Meredith March against Fear and Black Power; Reflection: How I First Saw King and Found the Movement; The Photographers: Interviews and Biographies; Tamio Wakayama; Herbert Randall; Maria Varela; George Ballis; Bob Fitch; Matt Herron; Bob Fletcher; David Prince; Bob Adelman; Recommended Reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y;
Summary: This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement is a paradigm-shifting publication that presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work of nine activist photographers-men and women who chose to document the national struggle against segregation and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement from within the movement. Unlike images produced by photojournalists, who covered breaking news events, these photographers lived within the movement-primarily within the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) framework-and documented its activities by focusing on the.
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Cover; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Foreword; Photographing Civil Rights; The Photographs; Part One: Black Life; Part Two: Organizing for Freedom; Part Three: State and Local Terror; Part Four: Meredith March against Fear and Black Power; Reflection: How I First Saw King and Found the Movement; The Photographers: Interviews and Biographies; Tamio Wakayama; Herbert Randall; Maria Varela; George Ballis; Bob Fitch; Matt Herron; Bob Fletcher; David Prince; Bob Adelman; Recommended Reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y;

This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement is a paradigm-shifting publication that presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work of nine activist photographers-men and women who chose to document the national struggle against segregation and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement from within the movement. Unlike images produced by photojournalists, who covered breaking news events, these photographers lived within the movement-primarily within the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) framework-and documented its activities by focusing on the.

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