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Author Gellman, Erik S.
Title Death blow to Jim Crow [electronic resource] : the National Negro Congress and the rise of militant civil rights / Erik S. Gellman.
Publication Info. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012.
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Description xiii, 354 p. : ill.
Series John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Labor's triumph and the "black magna carta" in the Chicago region, 1936-1939 -- Negro youth strike back against the "Virginia way" in Richmond, 1937-1940 -- Civilization has taken a holiday : violence and security in the nation's capital -- Interlude : black and white, red, and over? : the Congress splits in Washington -- Finding the north star in New York : home front battles during the Second World War -- The world's "firing line" : South Carolina's postwar internationalism -- Conclusion : gone with what wind?.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject National Negro Congress (U.S.) -- History.
Southern Negro Youth Congress -- History.
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Race discrimination -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780807835319 (cloth alk. paper)
9780807869932 (e-book)
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