Weary feet, rested souls : a guided history of the Civil Rights Movement / Townsend Davis

Author(s): Davis, Townsend
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Subjects: African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century
Civil rights movements--Southern States--History--20th century
Southern States--History--1951-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : W.W. Norton, c1998
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: 432 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Common Acronyms 9
Introduction 11
Acknowledgments 17
Montgomery: The Bus Boycott and Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. 21
Birmingham: From "Bombingham" to Project C 53
Selma: Bloody Sunday and the March to Montgomery 88
Perry County: The Martyrdom of Jimmie Lee Jackson 121
Lowndes County: Birth of the Black Panther 124
Little Rock: Federal Troops Escort the Little Rock Nine 133
Atlanta: Leadership from Sweet Auburn to West Hunter 139
Albany: Putting the Plantation to the Test 162
Savannah: Local Movement by the Sea 179
General: Transformation of the Magnolia State 191
Jackson: Capital in the Eye of the Storm 205
McComb: Moses Leads the First Mass Voting Drive 230
Oxford: Jeeps on the Campus of Ole Miss 243
The Delta: Outposts in the Land of the Lost 250
Greenwood: Hard Lessons in the Delta 271
Meridian: The Final Days of Chaney and Schwerner 286
Philadelphia: A Search Leads to an Earthen Dam 291
Hattiesburg: Vernon Dahmer's Courageous Stand 299
North Carolina
Greensboro: more than a Cup of Coffee 309
Raleigh: The Rise and Fall of SNCC 313
South Carolina
Charleston/Johns Island: The Citizenship Schools 319
Orangeburg: The Other Kent State 331
New Market: Movement Haven in the Mountains 343
Nashville: The University of Nonviolence 347
Memphis: A Strike for Dignity - Assassination 361
Chronology 381
Civil Rights Laws 385
Appendix: Map Index 387
Appendix: The Historical Sites 389
Endnotes 401
Selected Sources 403
Index 420
Notes: LCCN: 97006749
ISBN: 0393045927
Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-417) and index
OCLC Number: 36548847
ISBN/ISSN: 0393045927