The Montgomery bus boycott and the women who started it : the memoir of Jo Ann Gibson Robinson (Book, 1987) [WorldCat.org]
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The Montgomery bus boycott and the women who started it : the memoir of Jo Ann Gibson Robinson

Author: Jo Ann Gibson Robinson; David J Garrow
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An autobiographical account of the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955-56, focusing on the role of the Women's Political Council in the successful protest by African Americans against segregation in the city's public transportation system.
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Genre/Form: collective biographies
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robinson, Jo Ann Gibson, 1912-1992.
Montgomery bus boycott and the women who started it.
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©1987
(OCoLC)1085905474
Named Person: Jo Ann Gibson Robinson; Jo Ann Gibson Robinson; Jo Ann Gibson Robinson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Ann Gibson Robinson; David J Garrow
ISBN: 0870495240 9780870495243 0870495275 9780870495274
OCLC Number: 14241617
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 190 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: The Origin of the Trouble --
The Boycott Begins --
Negotiations --
The Continuing Boycott --
White Reactions to the Boycott --
The Get-Tough Policy --
The Legal Battle --
Grand Jury Report, Arrest, Trial, and Verdict --
The Aftermath.
Responsibility: edited, with a foreword, by David J. Garrow.

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An autobiographical account of the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955-56, focusing on the role of the Women's Political Council in the successful protest by African Americans against segregation in the city's public transportation system.

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