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Title Women and the civil rights movement, 1954-1965 / edited by Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2009]
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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
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from electronic title page (Project MUSE, viewed April 6, 2018)
Subject 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
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies.
African American women civil rights workers
African Americans -- Civil rights
Civil rights movements
Race relations
Women
Women civil rights workers
Frau
Bürgerrechtsbewegung
Frau.
Bürgerrechtsbewegung.
SUBJECT United States -- Race relations -- Sources
Subject United States
USA
USA.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Biographies
History
Sources
Biographies.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Houck, Davis W., editor.
Dixon, David E., editor.
ISBN 9781604737608
1604737603