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Double victory : how African American women broke race and gender barriers to help win World War II

Author: Cheryl Mullenbach; Sarah Olson; Chicago Review Press,
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Women of action (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An account of the lesser-known contributions of African-American women during World War II reveals how they helped lay the foundations for the Civil Rights Movement by challenging racial and gender barriers at home and abroad.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Mullenbach; Sarah Olson; Chicago Review Press,
ISBN: 9781569768082 1569768080
OCLC Number: 793574098
Notes: "Interior design: Sarah Olson"--Title page verso.
Description: 266 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. War workers. "Negroes cannot be accepted" --
2. Political activists. "I am not a party girl, I want to build a movement" --
3. In the military. "Will all the colored girls move over on this side" --
4. Volunteers. "Back the attack" --
5. Entertainers. "We don't take your kind."
Series Title: Women of action (Chicago, Ill.)
Other Titles: How African American women broke race and gender barriers to help win World War II
Responsibility: Cheryl Mullenbach.

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An account of the lesser-known contributions of African-American women during World War II reveals how they helped lay the foundations for the Civil Rights Movement by challenging racial and gender barriers at home and abroad.

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