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The Resource River of hope : Black politics and the Memphis freedom movement, 1865-1954, Elizabeth Gritter

River of hope : Black politics and the Memphis freedom movement, 1865-1954, Elizabeth Gritter

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River of hope : Black politics and the Memphis freedom movement, 1865-1954
Title
River of hope
Title remainder
Black politics and the Memphis freedom movement, 1865-1954
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Gritter
Title variation
Black politics and the Memphis freedom movement, 1865-1954
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the largest southern cities and a hub for the cotton industry, Memphis, Tennessee, was at the forefront of black political empowerment during the Jim Crow era. Compared to other cities in the South, Memphis had an unusually large number of African American voters. Black Memphians sought reform at the ballot box, formed clubs, ran for office, and engaged in voter registration and education activities from the end of the Civil War through the Brown v. Board of Education decision of 1954. In this groundbreaking book, Elizabeth Gritter examines how and why black Memphians mobilized political
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Gritter, Elizabeth
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Memphis (Tenn.)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Race relations
  • Tennessee
Label
River of hope : Black politics and the Memphis freedom movement, 1865-1954, Elizabeth Gritter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"To regain the lost rights of a growing race": Black political mobilization from 1865 to 1916 -- "The fight ... to make America safe for Americans": Memphis as a political model for the region and the country, 1917-1927 -- "Come ... and see what a Negro Democrat looks like": the diversity of Black political activity from 1928 to 1939 -- "As un-American as any dictator-ridden country in Europe": seeking democracy during the war years, 1940-1945 -- "A new day breaking" in the city and the south: the decline of the Crump machine and the rise of new leadership, 1946-1954 -- Conclusion
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ocn871007960
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813144740
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt5m3w1v
  • 854b1682-a955-4785-8d1f-4a785ce0c5c4
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871007960
Label
River of hope : Black politics and the Memphis freedom movement, 1865-1954, Elizabeth Gritter
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"To regain the lost rights of a growing race": Black political mobilization from 1865 to 1916 -- "The fight ... to make America safe for Americans": Memphis as a political model for the region and the country, 1917-1927 -- "Come ... and see what a Negro Democrat looks like": the diversity of Black political activity from 1928 to 1939 -- "As un-American as any dictator-ridden country in Europe": seeking democracy during the war years, 1940-1945 -- "A new day breaking" in the city and the south: the decline of the Crump machine and the rise of new leadership, 1946-1954 -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn871007960
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813144740
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt5m3w1v
  • 854b1682-a955-4785-8d1f-4a785ce0c5c4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871007960

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