Conflict of interests : organized labor and the civil rights movement in the South, 1954-1968 / Alan Draper

Author(s): Draper, Alan
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Subjects: Civil rights movements--Southern States--History--20th century
African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States
Labor unions--Southern States--History--20th century
Southern States--Race relations
AFL-CIO
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press, c1994
Series: Cornell studies in industrial and labor relations no. 29
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: ix, 234 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction: Labor and the Civil Rights Movement 3
Ch. 1. Labor and the Brown Decision 17
Ch. 2. Meeting the Challenge of Massive Resistance in Virginia and Arkansas 41
Ch. 3. Two Steps Forward: Labor Education and the Desegregation of Union Conventions in the South 62
Ch. 4. In Search of Realignment 86
Ch. 5. Fighting the Good Fight in Alabama 107
Ch. 6. Claude Ramsay, the Mississippi AFL-CIO, and the Civil Rights Movement 122
Conclusion: An American Dilemma 161
Notes 172
Bibliography 209
Index 223
Notes: LCCN: 93046081
ISBN: 0875463150 (cloth : acid-free paper)
ISBN: 0875463169 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-222) and index
OCLC Number: 29548053
ISBN/ISSN: 0875463150
0875463169