Women and the civil rights movement, 1954-1965
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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • Women civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • African American women civil rights workers -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • Women civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography,
  • African American women civil rights workers -- Biography,
  • Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • United States -- Race relations -- Sources

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon.
GenreSources., Biography.
ContributionsHouck, Davis W., Dixon, David E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.61 .W828 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16990883M
ISBN 109781604731071
LC Control Number2008030388
OCLC/WorldCa227031645

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