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The civil rights movement : an eyewitness history

Author: Sanford Wexler
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, ©1999.
Series: Facts on File library of American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses speeches, articles, and other writings of those involved to trace the history of the civil rights movement in the United States, primarily from 1954 to 1965.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sanford Wexler
ISBN: 081602748X 9780816027484
OCLC Number: 45576492
Description: xi, 356 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Origins of the civil rights movement : 1865-1948 --
School desegregation and the Brown v. Board of Education decision : 1949-1954 --
Emmett Till case : 1955 --
Montgomery bus boycott : 1955-1957 --
Crisis at Central High : 1957-1959 --
Sit-ins and freedom rides : 1960-1961 --
Albany movement and James Meredith at Ole Miss : 1961-1962 --
Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, Alabama : Spring 1963 --
March on Washington : 1963 --
Freedom summer : 1964 --
Selma and the Votings Rights Act : 1965 --
Legacy of the civil rights movement.
Series Title: Facts on File library of American history.
Responsibility: Sanford Wexler ; introduction by Julian Bond.

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