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Pitre, Merline 1943-

Overview
Works: 11 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 6,635 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: KFT1620.85.S9, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Merline Pitre
In struggle against Jim Crow : Lulu B. White and the NAACP, 1900-1957 by Merline Pitre( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 298 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
Through many dangers, toils, and snares : the Black leadership of Texas, 1868-1900 by Merline Pitre( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southern Black women in the modern civil rights movement by Merline Pitre( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 294 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
Frederick Douglass : a party loyalist, 1870-1895 by Merline Pitre( )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Victory : the Rise and Fall of the White Primary in Texas by Darlene Clark Hine( )

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

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

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

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 Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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In struggle against Jim Crow : Lulu B. White and the NAACP, 1900-1957
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Black victory : the rise and fall of the white primary in TexasBlack women in Texas historyThrough many dangers, toils, and snares : the Black leadership of Texas, 1868-1900Black Victory : the Rise and Fall of the White Primary in TexasBlack victory : the rise and fall of the white primary in TexasBlack women in Texas history