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The Resource Winning the war for democracy : the March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946, David Lucander

Winning the war for democracy : the March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946, David Lucander

Label
Winning the war for democracy : the March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946
Title
Winning the war for democracy
Title remainder
the March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946
Statement of responsibility
David Lucander
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Scholars regard the March on Washington Movement (MOWM) as a forerunner of the postwar Civil Rights movement. Led by the charismatic A. Philip Randolph, MOWM scored an early victory when it forced the Roosevelt Administration to issue a landmark executive order that prohibited defense contractors from practicing racial discrimination. Winning the War for Democracy : The March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946 recalls that triumph, but also looks beyond Randolph and the MOWM's national leadership to focus on the organization's evolution and actions at the local level. Using personal papers of MOWM members such as T.D. McNeal, internal government documents from the Roosevelt administration, and other primary sources, David Lucander highlights how local affiliates fighting for a double victory against fascism and racism helped the national MOWM accrue the political capital it needed to effect change. Lucander details the efforts of grassroots organizers to implement MOWM's program of empowering African Americans via meetings and marches at defense plants and government buildings and, in particular, focuses on the contributions of women activists like Layle Lane, E. Pauline Myers, and Anna Arnold Hedgeman. Throughout he shows how local activities often diverged from policies laid out at MOWM's national office, and how grassroots participants on both sides ignored the rivalry between Randolph and the leadership of the NAACP to align with one-another on the ground"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
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1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lucander, David
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • March on Washington Movement (Organization)
  • Randolph, A. Philip
  • United States
  • Randolph, A. Philip
  • March on Washington Movement (Organization)
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Race relations
  • United States
Label
Winning the war for democracy : the March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946, David Lucander
Instantiates
Publication
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
  • 74
  • 4
  • Pickets, Protests, and Prayers: St. Louis MOWM's Campaign to Integrate the Defense Workforce
  • 101
  • 5
  • "These Women Really Did the Work": Marching on More than Defense Plants
  • 129
  • 6
  • "An Economic D-Day for Negro Americans": MOWM's Transition and Dissolution, 1944-46
  • 150
  • 1
  • What Happens When Negroes Don't March?
  • 23
  • 2
  • "We Are Americans, Too": MOWM's Institutionalization
  • 48
  • 3
  • Wartime St. Louis and the Genesis of MOWM in the Gateway City, 1942
Control code
ocn891589893
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 320 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252096556
Lccn
2014007759
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt66bpp1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891589893
Label
Winning the war for democracy : the March on Washington Movement, 1941-1946, David Lucander
Publication
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
  • 74
  • 4
  • Pickets, Protests, and Prayers: St. Louis MOWM's Campaign to Integrate the Defense Workforce
  • 101
  • 5
  • "These Women Really Did the Work": Marching on More than Defense Plants
  • 129
  • 6
  • "An Economic D-Day for Negro Americans": MOWM's Transition and Dissolution, 1944-46
  • 150
  • 1
  • What Happens When Negroes Don't March?
  • 23
  • 2
  • "We Are Americans, Too": MOWM's Institutionalization
  • 48
  • 3
  • Wartime St. Louis and the Genesis of MOWM in the Gateway City, 1942
Control code
ocn891589893
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 320 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252096556
Lccn
2014007759
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt66bpp1
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891589893

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