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Pitre, Merline 1943-

Overview
Works: 13 works in 58 publications in 1 language and 6,842 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Case studies  Biography  Oral histories  Interviews  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: KFT1620.85.S9, 342.76407
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Merline Pitre
Black victory : the rise and fall of the white primary in Texas by Darlene Clark Hine( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Black Victory, Darlene Clark Hine examines a pivotal breakthrough in the struggle for black liberation through the voting process. She details the steps and players in the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Smith v. Allwright, a precursor to the 1965 Voting Rights Act. She discusses the role that NAACP attorneys such as Thurgood Marshall played in helping black Texans regain the right denied them by white Texans in the Democratic Party: the right to vote and to have that vote count. Hine illuminates the mobilization of black Texans. She effectively demonstrates how each part of the African American community -- from professionals to laborers -- was essential to this struggle and the victory against disfranchisement
Black women in Texas history by Bruce A Glasrud( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though often consigned to the footnotes of history, African American women are a significant part of the rich, multiethnic heritage of Texas and the United States. Until now, though, their story has frequently been fragmented and underappreciated
Southern Black women in the modern civil rights movement by Bruce A Glasrud( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout the South, black women were crucial to the Civil Rights Movement, serving as grassroots and organizational leaders. They protested, participated, sat in, mobilized, created, energized, led particular efforts, and served as bridge builders to the rest of the community. Ignored at the time by white politicians and the media alike, with few exceptions they worked behind the scenes to effect the changes all in the movement sought. Until relatively recently, historians, too, have largely ignored their efforts. Although African American women mobili
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Merline Pitre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian and educator Merline Pitre was born on April 10, 1943 in Opelousas, Louisiana. Pitre earned her B.S. degree in French from Southern University, and her M.A. degree in French from Atlanta University. Pitre also earned both her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in history from Temple University. In 1976, Pitre joined Texas Southern University as a professor of history. During her career at Texas Southern University, Pitre served as associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Behavioral Sciences. She also published two books, Through Many Dangers, Toils and Snares, and In Struggle against Jim Crow. With Bruce Glasrud, she edited Black Women in Texas History and Southern Black Women in the Modern Civil Rights Movement. Pitre became the Texas State Historical Association’s first African American president in 2011
Frederick Douglass : a party loyalist, 1870-1895 by Merline Pitre( )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black victory : the rise and fall of the white primary in Texas by Darlene Clark Hine( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Black Victory, Darlene Clark Hine examines a pivotal breakthrough in the struggle for black liberation through the voting process. She details the steps and players in the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Smith v. Allwright, a precursor to the 1965 Voting Rights Act. She discusses the role that NAACP attorneys such as Thurgood Marshall played in helping black Texans regain the right denied them by white Texans in the Democratic Party: the right to vote and to have that vote count. Hine illuminates the mobilization of black Texans. She effectively demonstrates how each part of the African American community - from professionals to laborers - was essential to this struggle and the victory against disfranchisement." --Book Jacket
Black Victory : the Rise and Fall of the White Primary in Texas by Darlene Clark Hine( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation
In Struggle against Jim Crow: Lulu B. White and the NAACP, 1900-1957 (centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University ; no. 81) by Merline Pitre( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Black women in Texas history( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Workbook in american history.( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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