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Toward the meeting of the waters : currents in the civil rights movement of South Carolina during the twentieth century

Author: Winfred B Moore; Orville Vernon Burton
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together voices of leading historians alongside recollections from central participants to provide the first comprehensive history of the civil rights movement as experienced by black and white South Carolinians. --from publisher descriptioin.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Winfred B Moore; Orville Vernon Burton
ISBN: 9781570037559 1570037558 9781570039713 1570039712
OCLC Number: 227205722
Description: xxiv, 470 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Governors: From defiance to moderation : South Carolina governors and racial change / Tony Badger --
Comments / Ernest F. Hollings, John C. West --
Questions and answers --
pt. 2. Aggressors: Lynching in the outer coastal plain region of South Carolina and the origins of African American collective action, 1901-1910 / Terence R. Finnegan. Conflicting expectations : white and Black anticipations of opportunities in World War I-era South Carolina / Janet G. Hudson --
An "ominous defiance" : the Lowman lynchings of 1926 / Elizabeth Robeson --
The civil right not to be lynched : state law, government, and citizen response to the killing of Willie Earle (1947) / William Gravely --
This magic moment : when the Ku Klux Klan tried to kill rhythm and blues music in South Carolina / Frank Beacham --
pt. 3. Reformers: Mr. NAACP : Levi G. Byrd and the remaking of the NAACP in state and nation, 1917-1960 / Peter F. Lau --
The impact of 1940s civil rights activism on the state's 1960s civil rights scene / Wim Roefs --
Seeds in unlikely soil : the Briggs v. Elliott school segregation case / Orville Vernon Burton, Beatrice Burton, and Simon Appleford --
Five days in May : freedom riding in the Carolinas / Raymond Arsenault --
The developmental leadership of Septima Clark, 1954-1967 / Stephen L. Preskill --
pt. 4. Resisters: Memories and forebodings : the fight to preserve the white Democratic primary in South Carolina, 1944-1950 / James O. Farmer --
Could history repeat itself? : the prospects for a second Reconstruction in post-World War II South Carolina / Robert R. Korstad --
The White Citizens' Councils of Orangeburg County, South Carolina / John W. White --
"Integration with (relative) dignity" : the desegregation of Clemson College and George McMillan's article at forty / M. Ron Cox Jr. --
Memory, history, and the desegregation of Greenville, South Carolina / Stephen O'Neill --
Schooling and white supremacy : the African-American struggle for educational equality and access in South Carolina, 1945-1970 / R. Scott Baker --
pt. 5. Retrospectives: Briggs v. Elliott a half century later / John Hope Franklin, Joseph A. De Laine Jr., Beatrice Brown Rivers --
Questions and answers --
Voices from the civil rights movement in South Carolina / Charles F. McDrew, Constance Curry, Matthew J. Perry Jr., Harvey B. Gantt --
The Orangeburg massacre / Cleveland L. Sellers Jr., Jordan M. Simmons III, Jack Bass --
"We're not there yet" : Orangeburg, 1968-2003 / William C. Hine --
pt. 6. Crosscurrents at century's end --
The economics of the civil rights revolution / Gavin Wright --
Civil rights and politics in South Carolina : the perspective of one lifetime, 1940-2003 / Dan Carter --
How far we have come--how far we still have to go / Charles Joyner.
Responsibility: edited by Winfred B. Moore Jr. and Orville Vernon Burton.
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