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Pitre, Merline 1943-

Overview
Works: 9 works in 37 publications in 1 language and 4,664 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Case studies  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: KFT1620.85.S9, 323.11960730092
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 ( )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black victory the rise and fall of the white primary in Texas by Darlene Clark Hine ( )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,310 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 ( )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,168 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 Merline Pitre ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 311 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
Through many dangers, toils, and snares : the Black leadership of Texas, 1868-1900 by Merline Pitre ( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through many dangers, toils, and snares : Black leadership in Texas by Merline Pitre ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frederick Douglass : a party loyalist, 1870-1895 by Merline Pitre ( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 19 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 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Black women in Texas history ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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English (37)
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