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Author De Jong, Greta.

Title A different day : African American struggles for justice in rural Louisiana, 1900-1970 / Greta de Jong.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2002.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 316 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-298) and index.
Contents And did not pay them a cent : Reconstruction and the roots of the twentieth-century freedom struggle -- Our plight here is bad : the limits of protest in a new South plantation economy -- They will not fight in the open : strategies of resistance in the Jim Crow era -- We feel you all aut to help us : struggles for citizenship, 1914-1929 -- With the aid of God and the F.S.A. : the Louisiana Farmers' Union and the freedom struggle in the New Deal era -- I am an American born Negro : Black empowerment and white responses during World War II -- The social order have changed : the emergence of the civil rights movement, 1945-1960 -- To provide leadership and an example : the Congress of Racial Equality and local people in the 1960s.
Summary Here, the author examines African Americans' struggles for freedom and justice during the Jim Crow and civil rights eras. Using a wide range of sources, she illuminates the connections between the informal strategies of resistance in the early 20th century and the mass protests of the 50s and 60s.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
African American civil rights workers -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Rural population -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
Louisiana -- Race relations.
Louisiana -- Rural conditions.
Louisiana -- Politics and government.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: De Jong, Greta. Different day. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2002 0807827118 (DLC) 2001057824 (OCoLC)48707016
ISBN 0807860107 (electronic bk.)
9780807860106 (electronic bk.)
0807827118 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780807827116 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807853798 (paper ; alk. paper)
9780807853795 (paper ; alk. paper)