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The Resource Free at last? : the civil rights movement and the people who made it, Fred Powledge

Free at last? : the civil rights movement and the people who made it, Fred Powledge

Label
Free at last? : the civil rights movement and the people who made it
Title
Free at last?
Title remainder
the civil rights movement and the people who made it
Statement of responsibility
Fred Powledge
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the struggle of the men and women, black and white, who dedicated themselves to breaking segregation in America
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Powledge, Fred
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.P75 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • United States
Label
Free at last? : the civil rights movement and the people who made it, Fred Powledge
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 657-687) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. A way of life -- The cost of oppression -- Race, creed, color, or national origin -- The South's unique liability -- pt. 2. A movement is born -- The revolution got out of hand -- Old Black women walking in the sun -- Pilgrims -- pt. 3. Resistance: the separate but not equal -- Th power of the ballot box -- The desire to survive politically -- Faith is not enough -- Nothing personal, you understand -- A subtle, gradual tightening down -- pt. 4. Soul force -- Hate and history coming together -- This was our time -- A glorious opportunity -- A handle that we could use -- pt. 5. Confrontation -- An absolutely awful day in Alabama -- A limit to liberalism -- Where's your body? -- In the bowels of the beast -- pt. 6. Albany, Oxford, and Birmingham -- A willingness to suffer -- The land of never -- You relied on local help -- A failed success -- A mission and a nervous stomach -- Not another Oxford -- Mississippi : caught up in the tradition -- Peace in the valley -- So nice to have you in Birmingham -- pt. 7. Other frontiers -- The march -- You always have to worry -- The education of Sharon Burger -- No plan, no program -- pt. 8. Victory -- Segregation is broken -- The end of the terror -- A chronology of significant movement events
Control code
22003409
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 711 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316716321
Lccn
90041332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1354524
Label
Free at last? : the civil rights movement and the people who made it, Fred Powledge
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 657-687) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. A way of life -- The cost of oppression -- Race, creed, color, or national origin -- The South's unique liability -- pt. 2. A movement is born -- The revolution got out of hand -- Old Black women walking in the sun -- Pilgrims -- pt. 3. Resistance: the separate but not equal -- Th power of the ballot box -- The desire to survive politically -- Faith is not enough -- Nothing personal, you understand -- A subtle, gradual tightening down -- pt. 4. Soul force -- Hate and history coming together -- This was our time -- A glorious opportunity -- A handle that we could use -- pt. 5. Confrontation -- An absolutely awful day in Alabama -- A limit to liberalism -- Where's your body? -- In the bowels of the beast -- pt. 6. Albany, Oxford, and Birmingham -- A willingness to suffer -- The land of never -- You relied on local help -- A failed success -- A mission and a nervous stomach -- Not another Oxford -- Mississippi : caught up in the tradition -- Peace in the valley -- So nice to have you in Birmingham -- pt. 7. Other frontiers -- The march -- You always have to worry -- The education of Sharon Burger -- No plan, no program -- pt. 8. Victory -- Segregation is broken -- The end of the terror -- A chronology of significant movement events
Control code
22003409
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 711 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316716321
Lccn
90041332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1354524

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