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Miles to go for freedom : segregation & civil rights in the Jim Crow years

Author: Linda Barrett Osborne; Library of Congress.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told through first-person accounts, photographs, and other primary sources, this book is an overview of racial segregation and early civil rights efforts in the United States from the 1890s to 1954, a period known as the Jim Crow years. Multiple perspectives are examined as the book looks at the impact of legal segregation and discrimination on the day-to-day life of black and white Americans across the country.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Barrett Osborne; Library of Congress.
ISBN: 9781419700200 1419700200
OCLC Number: 707968757
Notes: "Published in association with the Library of Congress."
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: ix, 118 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The South --
The North --
The nation --
Time line.
Responsibility: Linda Barrett Osborne.

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Chronicles the lives of Black Americans from the years 1896 until 1954. This book discusses the forces leading to legal segregation; specific segregation laws, federal policy and segregation on a  Read more...

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