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Hattiesburg : an American city in black and white

Author: William Sturkey
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this rich multigenerational saga of race and family in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, William Sturkey reveals the personal stories behind the men and women who struggled to uphold their southern "way of life" against the threat of desegregation, and those who fought to tear it down in the name of justice and racial equality.--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal narratives
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Sturkey
ISBN: 9780674240667 0674240669 9780674240674 0674240677 9780674240681 0674240685
OCLC Number: 1088407502
Description: 1 online resource (442 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction: People of spirit --
Visionaries --
The bottom rail --
The noble spirit --
A little colony of Mississippians --
Broken promises --
Those who stayed --
Reliance --
Community children --
Salvation --
A rising --
Crying in the wilderness --
When the movement came --
Conclusion: Changes.
Responsibility: William Sturkey.

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