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The Resource Milestones along the march; : twelve historic Civil Rights documents, from World War II to Selma., Introd. by John P. Roche

Milestones along the march; : twelve historic Civil Rights documents, from World War II to Selma., Introd. by John P. Roche

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Milestones along the march; : twelve historic Civil Rights documents, from World War II to Selma.
Title
Milestones along the march;
Title remainder
twelve historic Civil Rights documents, from World War II to Selma.
Statement of responsibility
Introd. by John P. Roche
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Subject
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Language
eng
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Ianniello, Lynne
Dewey number
323.408
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.I2
Literary form
non fiction
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  • African Americans
  • Civil rights
Label
Milestones along the march; : twelve historic Civil Rights documents, from World War II to Selma., Introd. by John P. Roche
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Equality of opportunity in the armed forces : a presidential order heralds a great experiment in democracy, 1948. (Executive Order 9981 establishing the President's Committee on equality of treatment and opportunity in the armed forces).
  • 6.
  • New start for an old idea : the Supreme Court upholds a seventy-five-year old statute prohibiting segregation in Washington, D.C., 1953. (District of Columbia v. John R. Thompson Co., Inc.).
  • 7.
  • To the heart of the matter : the Supreme Court decides that the doctrine of "separate but equal" has no place in public education, 1954. (Brown v. Board of Education).
  • 8. The first civil rights law since Reconstruction : the Civil Rights Act of 1957. (The Civil Rights Act of 1957).
  • 9.
  • The ordeal of the American Negro : from a Birmingham jail, Martin Luther King, Jr., defends direct action, 1963. (Letter from Birmingham Jail.)
  • 10.
  • 1.
  • ...a moral issue : John F. Kennedy appeals to the nation, 1963. (An address by John F. Kennedy, June 11, 1963).
  • 11.
  • An idea whose time has come : the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (A summary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964).
  • 12.
  • ...and we shall overcome : Lyndon B. Johnson asks Congress to extend the privileges of citizenship to all, 1965. (Remarks of Lyndon B. Johnson to a joint session of Congress, March 15, 1965
  • Harnessing great power : Franklin D. Roosevelt establishes a fair employment practices committee, 1941. (Executive Order 8802 reaffirming policy of full participation in the defense program by all persons, regardless of race, creed, color, or national origin, and directing certain action in furtherance of said policy).
  • 2.
  • To secure these rights : Harry S. Truman creates the President's committee on civil rights, 1946. (Executive Order 9808 establishing the President's Committee on Civil Rights, Extracts from the report of the President's Committee on Civil Rights).
  • 3.
  • Opening up neighborhoods: the Supreme Court rules that restrictive covenants cannot be enforced, 1948. (Shelley et ux. v. Kraemer et ux.).
  • 4.
  • From the shadow of states' rights : Hubert H. Humphrey calls for a strong civll rights plank in the platform of the Democratic National Convention, 1948. (Speech by Hubert H. Humphrey before the Democratic Convention, July 14, 1948).
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 124 pages
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65024709
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm00422592
Label
Milestones along the march; : twelve historic Civil Rights documents, from World War II to Selma., Introd. by John P. Roche
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Equality of opportunity in the armed forces : a presidential order heralds a great experiment in democracy, 1948. (Executive Order 9981 establishing the President's Committee on equality of treatment and opportunity in the armed forces).
  • 6.
  • New start for an old idea : the Supreme Court upholds a seventy-five-year old statute prohibiting segregation in Washington, D.C., 1953. (District of Columbia v. John R. Thompson Co., Inc.).
  • 7.
  • To the heart of the matter : the Supreme Court decides that the doctrine of "separate but equal" has no place in public education, 1954. (Brown v. Board of Education).
  • 8. The first civil rights law since Reconstruction : the Civil Rights Act of 1957. (The Civil Rights Act of 1957).
  • 9.
  • The ordeal of the American Negro : from a Birmingham jail, Martin Luther King, Jr., defends direct action, 1963. (Letter from Birmingham Jail.)
  • 10.
  • 1.
  • ...a moral issue : John F. Kennedy appeals to the nation, 1963. (An address by John F. Kennedy, June 11, 1963).
  • 11.
  • An idea whose time has come : the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (A summary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964).
  • 12.
  • ...and we shall overcome : Lyndon B. Johnson asks Congress to extend the privileges of citizenship to all, 1965. (Remarks of Lyndon B. Johnson to a joint session of Congress, March 15, 1965
  • Harnessing great power : Franklin D. Roosevelt establishes a fair employment practices committee, 1941. (Executive Order 8802 reaffirming policy of full participation in the defense program by all persons, regardless of race, creed, color, or national origin, and directing certain action in furtherance of said policy).
  • 2.
  • To secure these rights : Harry S. Truman creates the President's committee on civil rights, 1946. (Executive Order 9808 establishing the President's Committee on Civil Rights, Extracts from the report of the President's Committee on Civil Rights).
  • 3.
  • Opening up neighborhoods: the Supreme Court rules that restrictive covenants cannot be enforced, 1948. (Shelley et ux. v. Kraemer et ux.).
  • 4.
  • From the shadow of states' rights : Hubert H. Humphrey calls for a strong civll rights plank in the platform of the Democratic National Convention, 1948. (Speech by Hubert H. Humphrey before the Democratic Convention, July 14, 1948).
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 124 pages
Lccn
65024709
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm00422592

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