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The desegregation of public libraries in the Jim Crow South : civil rights and local activism

text The desegregation of public libraries in the Jim Crow South : civil rights and local activism

Summary
"Wayne A. and Shirley A. Wiegand tell the comprehensive story of the integration of southern public libraries. As in other efforts to integrate civic institutions in the 1950s and 1960s, the determination of local activists won the battle against ... Read more
Contents
Jim Crow public libraries before 1954 -- Rumbles of discontent before 1960 -- Memphis, Tennessee, and Greenville, South Carolina -- Petersburg and Danville, Virginia -- Alabama -- Georgia -- Mississippi -- Black youth in rural Louisiana -- The Ame... Read more
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Description
xii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Louisiana State University Press 2018

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TADL-WOOD 027.475 WIE in Adult Non-fiction Available

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