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One woman's fight

Author: Vashti Cromwell McCollum
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : Freedom from Religion Foundation, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Vashti Cromwell McCollum; Vashti Cromwell McCollum
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vashti Cromwell McCollum
OCLC Number: 29879457
Notes: "A revised edition with an epilogue by the author, a section of photographs from the 1940s, and the full text of the 1948 U.S. Supreme Court decision, McCollum vs. Board of Education."
Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1951.
Description: 240 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: "That awful McCollum woman" --
How it all began --
I reach a decision --
On the way to becoming "a very unpopular woman" --
The Senate's hot potato --
The first round --
Pre-trial tribulations --
The three-ring circus beings --
James Terry on the witness stand --
"Jesus and Santa Claus" --
Christian Halloween --
The power of the press --
Fan mail --
The first decision --
We change lawyers midstream --
Churches for and against --
Trials and tribulations --
The New Jersey bus decision --
We send Jim away to school --
"Probable jurisdiction" --
A fair hearing--and a decision --
The aftermath --
The McCollums in the 1990s --
Full text of the Supreme Court decision in the McCollum case.
Responsibility: Vashti Cromwell McCollum ; foreword by Anne Nicol Gaylor.

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