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

Author/Creator:
Olson, Lynne.
Publication:
New York : Scribner, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
460, [4] pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
African American women civil rights workers -- Southern States -- History.
African American women civil rights workers -- Southern States -- Biography.
Women civil rights workers -- Southern States -- History.
Women civil rights workers -- Southern States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
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".
Notes:
"Designed by Kyoko Watanabe."
"Text set in Bell."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-439) and index.
Local notes:
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Sheldon Hackney.
Storage copy inscribed to Lucy and Sheldon Hackney by "Ray."
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2001
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0684850125 :
OCLC:
44172913
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