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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
Title variation
decisive decade
Title variation remainder
an insiders view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The deeply personal story of a historic time in Chicago, Robert B. McKersie's A Decisive Decade follows the unfolding action of the Civil Rights Movement as it played out in the Windy City. McKersie's participation as a white activist for black rights offers a unique, firsthand viewpoint on the debates, boycotts, marches, and negotiations that would forever change the face of race relations in Chicago and the United States at large
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10193142
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s
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
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
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 255 pages
Isbn
9780809332441
Isbn Type
(hb)
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
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
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 255 pages
Isbn
9780809332441
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2012040463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)809613760

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