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Integrated classroom at Anacostia High School, Washington, D.C.
Integrated classroom at Anacostia High School, Washington, D.C.
1 negative : film.
U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection.
September 10, 1957.
Prints and Photographs Division.
Reproduction Number:
LC-U9-1033-16

General Interest

Bass, S. Jonathan. Blessed are the Peacemakers: Martin Luther King, Jr., Eight White Religious Leaders, and the "Letter from Birmingham Jail." Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001.[Catalog Record]

Blake, John. Children of the Movement: The Sons and Daughters of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammad, George Wallace, Andrew Young, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Bob Moses, James Chaney, Elaine Brown, and Others Reveal How the Civil Rrights Movement Tested and Transformed Their Families. Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books, 2004. [Catalog Record]

Donaldson, Gary A. The Second Reconstruction: A History of the Modern Civil Rights Movement. Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing, 2000. [Catalog Record ]

Garrow, David J. Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. New York: W. Morrow, 1986. [Catalog Record]

Jonas, Gilbert. Freedom’s Sword: The NAACP and the Struggle Against Racism in America, 1909-1969. New York: Routledge, 2005. [Catalog Record]

Murphree, Vanessa. The Selling of Civil Rights: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Use of Public Relations. New York: Routledge, 2006. [Catalog Record]

Osborne, Linda Barrett. Women of the Civil Rights Movement. San Francisco: Pomegranate; Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2006. [Catalog Record]

Romano, Renee C., ed. The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006. [Catalog Record]

Rose, Thomas. Black Leaders, Then and Now: A Personal History of Students Who Led the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s--and What Happened to Them: Julian Bond, Senator, Atlanta, Georgia: Marion Barry, Mayor, Washington, DC: Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Television Correspondent, MacNeil Lehrer News Hour. Youth Project; Garrett Park, MD: Distributed by Garrett Park Press, 1984. [Catalog Record]

Sargent, Frederic O. The Civil Rights Revolution: Events and Leaders, 1955-1968. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2004. [Catalog Record]

Williams, Juan. My Soul Looks Back in Wonder: Voices of the Civil Rights Experience. New York: AARP/Sterling, 2004. [Catalog Record]

Wilson, Bobby M. Race and Place in Birmingham: The Civil Rights and Neighborhood Movements. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000. [Catalog Record]

For Younger Readers

Archer, Jules. They Had a Dream: The Civil Rights Struggle, from Frederick Douglass to Marcus Garvey to Martin Luther King, and Malcolm X. New York: Viking, 1993. [Catalog Record]

Engelbert, Phillis. American Civil Rights: Primary Sources. Detroit: U·X·L, 1999. [Catalog Record]

Gary, Jeffrey. Martin Luther King Jr.: The Life of a Civil Rights Leader. New York: Rosen, 2007. [Catalog Record]

George, Charles. Civil Rights: The Struggle for Black Equality. San Diego: Lucent Books, 2001. [Catalog Record]

Howard, Melanie A. The Civil Rights Marches. Edina, MN: Abdo Daughters, 2004. [Catalog Reccord]

Hull, Mary. Rosa Parks: Civil Rights Leader. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2005. [Catalog Record]

McKissack, Patricia. The Civil Rights Movement in America: From 1865 to the Present. Chicago: Childrens Press, 1991. [Catalog Record]

Miller, Calvin Craig. No Easy Answers: Bayard Rustin and the Civil Rights Movement. Greensboro, NC: Morgan Reynolds Publisher, 2005. [Catalog Record]

Sirimarco, Elizabeth. The Civil Rights Movement. New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish, 2005. [Catalog Record]

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