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This Light of Ours : Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement.

Author: Leslie G Kelen; Julian Bond; Clayborne Carson
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2011.
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This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement is a paradigm-shifting publication that presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work of nine activist photographers-men and women who chose to document the national struggle against segregation and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement from within the movement. Unlike images produced by photojournalists, who covered breaking news  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kelen, Leslie G.
This Light of Ours : Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi,c2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie G Kelen; Julian Bond; Clayborne Carson
ISBN: 9781617031724 1617031720
OCLC Number: 816496351
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Foreword; Photographing Civil Rights; The Photographs; Part One: Black Life; Part Two: Organizing for Freedom; Part Three: State and Local Terror; Part Four: Meredith March against Fear and Black Power; Reflection: How I First Saw King and Found the Movement; The Photographers: Interviews and Biographies; Tamio Wakayama; Herbert Randall; Maria Varela; George Ballis; Bob Fitch; Matt Herron; Bob Fletcher; David Prince; Bob Adelman; Recommended Reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y;

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This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement is a paradigm-shifting publication that presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work of nine activist photographers-men and women who chose to document the national struggle against segregation and other forms of race-based disenfranchisement from within the movement. Unlike images produced by photojournalists, who covered breaking news events, these photographers lived within the movement-primarily within the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) framework-and documented its activities by focusing on the.

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