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

Author: Cheryl Mullenbach
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, ©2013.
Series: Women of action (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView 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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Mullenbach
ISBN: 9781569768082 1569768080
OCLC Number: 793574098
Description: 266 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: War workers: "Negroes cannot be accepted" --
Political activists: "I am not a party girl, I want to build a movement" --
In the military: "will all the colored girls move over on this side" --
Volunteers: "back the attack" --
Entertainers: "we don't take your kind".
Series Title: Women of action (Chicago, Ill.)
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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