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The Resource Memphis Tennessee Garrison : the remarkable story of a Black Appalachian woman, edited by Ancella R. Bickley and Lynda Ann Ewen ; historical afterword by Joe W. Trotter

Memphis Tennessee Garrison : the remarkable story of a Black Appalachian woman, edited by Ancella R. Bickley and Lynda Ann Ewen ; historical afterword by Joe W. Trotter

Label
Memphis Tennessee Garrison : the remarkable story of a Black Appalachian woman
Title
Memphis Tennessee Garrison
Title remainder
the remarkable story of a Black Appalachian woman
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ancella R. Bickley and Lynda Ann Ewen ; historical afterword by Joe W. Trotter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As a black Appalachian woman, Memphis Tennessee Garrison belonged to a group triply ignored by historians." "The daughter of former slaves, she moved with her family to McDowell County, West Virginia, at an early age. The coalfields of McDowell County were among the richest in the nation, and Garrison grew up surrounded by black workers who were the backbone of West Virginia's early mining work force - those who laid the railroad tracks, manned the coke ovens, and dug the coal. These workers and their families created communities that became the centers of black political activity - both in the struggle for the union and in the struggle for local political control. Memphis Tenessee Garrison, as a political organizer, and ultimately as vice president of the National Board of the NAACP at the height of the civil rights movement (1963-66), was at the heart of these efforts." "Based on transcripts of interviews recorded in 1969, Garrison's oral history is a rich, rare, and compelling story. It portrays African American life in West Virginia in an era when Garrison and other courageous community members overcame great obstacles to improve their working conditions, to send their children to school and then to college, and otherwise to enlarge and enrich their lives."--Jacket
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1890-1988
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Garrison, Memphis Tennessee
Dewey number
  • 975.4/4900496073/0092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F247.M2
LC item number
G375 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bickley, Ancella R
  • Ewen, Lynda Ann
Series statement
Ohio University Press series in ethnicity and gender in Appalachia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Garrison, Memphis Tennessee
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • West Virginia
  • McDowell County (W. Va.)
  • Garrison, Memphis Tennessee
  • Garrison, Memphis Tennessee
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • West Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Bürgerrechtsbewegung
  • Interview
  • Weibliche Schwarze
  • West Virginia
  • Noirs américains
  • Virginie-Occidentale (États-Unis)
Label
Memphis Tennessee Garrison : the remarkable story of a Black Appalachian woman, edited by Ancella R. Bickley and Lynda Ann Ewen ; historical afterword by Joe W. Trotter
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-239) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
65183606
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiv, 249 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821440650
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65183606
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Memphis Tennessee Garrison : the remarkable story of a Black Appalachian woman, edited by Ancella R. Bickley and Lynda Ann Ewen ; historical afterword by Joe W. Trotter
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-239) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
65183606
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiv, 249 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821440650
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65183606
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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