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The Resource Freedom's daughters : the unsung heroines of the civil rights movement from 1830 to 1970, by Lynne Olson

Freedom's daughters : the unsung heroines of the civil rights movement from 1830 to 1970, by Lynne Olson

Label
Freedom's daughters : the unsung heroines of the civil rights movement from 1830 to 1970
Title
Freedom's daughters
Title remainder
the unsung heroines of the civil rights movement from 1830 to 1970
Statement of responsibility
by Lynne Olson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides portraits and cameos of over sixty women who were influential in the Civil Rights Movement, and argues that the political activity of women has been the driving force in major reform movements throughout history. Women profiled include Pauli Murray, Ida B. Wells, Lilian Smith, Mary McLeod Bethune, Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary Church Terrell, Rosa Parks, Ella Baker, Casey Hayden, Diane Nash, Jessie Divens, Septima Clark, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Bertha Gober, Penny Patch, Laura McGhee, Gloria Richardson, Heather Tobis, Fannie Lou Hamer, Eleanor Holmes Norton, and Ruby Doris Smith Robinson
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Olson, Lynne
Dewey number
323/.092/275
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185
LC item number
.O43 2001
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women civil rights workers
  • African American women civil rights workers
  • Women civil rights workers
  • Women civil rights workers
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
Label
Freedom's daughters : the unsung heroines of the civil rights movement from 1830 to 1970, by Lynne Olson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-439) and index
Contents
"Far more terrible for women" -- "She has shaken this country" -- "Getting them comfortable with rebellion" -- Lighting the fuse -- "There had to be a stopping place" -- "Our leaders is just we ourself" -- "She kept daring us to go further" -- "The most daring of our leaders" -- "Being White does not answer your problems" -- "She never listened to a word" -- "We are not going to take this anymore" -- "The cobwebs are moving from my brain" -- "I had never heard that voice before" -- "Black and White together" -- "A woman's war" -- "We assumed we were equal" -- "We can't deal with her" -- Standing in the minefield -- "We didn't come all this way for no two seats" -- "This inevitable, horrible Greek tragedy" -- The "woman question" -- "We were asked to deny a part of ourselves" -- "We got to keep moving."
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
460 p.
Isbn
9780684850122
Lccn
00041306
System control number
ocm44172913
Label
Freedom's daughters : the unsung heroines of the civil rights movement from 1830 to 1970, by Lynne Olson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-439) and index
Contents
"Far more terrible for women" -- "She has shaken this country" -- "Getting them comfortable with rebellion" -- Lighting the fuse -- "There had to be a stopping place" -- "Our leaders is just we ourself" -- "She kept daring us to go further" -- "The most daring of our leaders" -- "Being White does not answer your problems" -- "She never listened to a word" -- "We are not going to take this anymore" -- "The cobwebs are moving from my brain" -- "I had never heard that voice before" -- "Black and White together" -- "A woman's war" -- "We assumed we were equal" -- "We can't deal with her" -- Standing in the minefield -- "We didn't come all this way for no two seats" -- "This inevitable, horrible Greek tragedy" -- The "woman question" -- "We were asked to deny a part of ourselves" -- "We got to keep moving."
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
460 p.
Isbn
9780684850122
Lccn
00041306
System control number
ocm44172913

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