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The Resource A decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s, Robert B. McKersie ; with a foreword by James R. Ralph Jr

A decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s, Robert B. McKersie ; with a foreword by James R. Ralph Jr

Label
A decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s
Title
A decisive decade
Title remainder
an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s
Statement of responsibility
Robert B. McKersie ; with a foreword by James R. Ralph Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKersie, Robert B
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F548.9.N4
LC item number
M34 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McKersie, Robert B
  • African American civil rights workers
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Label
A decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s, Robert B. McKersie ; with a foreword by James R. Ralph Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-246) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Starting an academic career -- The First Unitarian Church of Chicago: my gateway to the civil rights movement and to Alex Poinsett -- Campaigns on the employment front -- Tim Black and the Motorola campaign -- Campaigns on the education front -- The movement marks time while the university plays catch-up -- Spring and summer 1965: marches, more marches, and Al Pitcher -- A peaceful march in Kenwood and a not-so-peaceful march led by Dick Gregory -- Looking back on the tumultuous events of 1965 -- The campaign for open housing, summer 1966 -- Jesse Jackson, Operation Breadbasket, and minority enterprise -- The movement and the decade wind down -- Initiatives continue within the university and the Unitarian church -- Race relations and the personal equation
Control code
ocn809613760
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 255 pages
Isbn
9780809332441
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012040463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)809613760
Label
A decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s, Robert B. McKersie ; with a foreword by James R. Ralph Jr
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-246) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Starting an academic career -- The First Unitarian Church of Chicago: my gateway to the civil rights movement and to Alex Poinsett -- Campaigns on the employment front -- Tim Black and the Motorola campaign -- Campaigns on the education front -- The movement marks time while the university plays catch-up -- Spring and summer 1965: marches, more marches, and Al Pitcher -- A peaceful march in Kenwood and a not-so-peaceful march led by Dick Gregory -- Looking back on the tumultuous events of 1965 -- The campaign for open housing, summer 1966 -- Jesse Jackson, Operation Breadbasket, and minority enterprise -- The movement and the decade wind down -- Initiatives continue within the university and the Unitarian church -- Race relations and the personal equation
Control code
ocn809613760
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 255 pages
Isbn
9780809332441
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012040463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)809613760

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