Red, black, white : the Alabama Communist Party, 1930-1950 (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Red, black, white : the Alabama Communist Party, 1930-1950

Author: Mary Stanton
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Red, Black, and White is the first narrative history of the American Communist movement in the South during the 1930s. Written from the perspective of the District #17 (CPUSA) Reds who worked primarily in Alabama, [the author's] purpose is to acquaint a new generation with the impact of the Great Depression on post-war black and white, young and old, urban and rural Americans. After the Scottsboro story broke on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Stanton
ISBN: 9780820356167 0820356166 9780820356174 0820356174
OCLC Number: 1097959470
Description: xii, 215 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 23 cm
Contents: Beginnings. District 17 headquarters ; The Southern worker and the dynamo of Dixie ; Scottsboro ; An all-purpose Jesus ; The massacre at Camp Hill ; The National Miners' Union, southeastern Kentucky ; The Shades Mountain rape and murders ; Staying the course ; Reeltown radicals ; Reversals and bombshells ; Justice for Angelo Herndon ; Big Sandy : a murder and two lynchings ; The lynching of Dennis Cross ; Memphis : mayhem and mistaken identity --
The late great District 17. Reaping the whirlwind ; A popular front ; A culture of opposition ; All things considered... ; The rest of life.
Responsibility: Mary Stanton.

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Provides a narrative history of the American communist movement in the South during the 1930s. Written from the perspective of the district 17 (CPUSA) Reds who worked primarily in Alabama, this book  Read more...

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