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The “Borning” Movement: “The idea of doing something about it”

Carol Giardina

in Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

The Civil Rights Movement, especially the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), was renowned for being a breeding ground for feminists. The chapter looks closely at the SNCC and its ... More


Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Zoe A. Colley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, thousands of people were incarcerated in southern jails as a result of their involvement with the civil rights movement. This book follows those activists inside ... More


Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Anne Stefani

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book studies the experiences and evolution of a significant number of white southern women who confronted white supremacy in the South between the 1920s and the 1960s. For white women reformers, ... More


No Jim Crow Church: The Origins of South Carolina's Bahá'í Community

Louis Venters

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061078
eISBN:
9780813051352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061078.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

No Jim Crow Church recounts the unlikely emergence of a cohesive interracial fellowship in South Carolina, uncovering the origins of what is today the state’s largest religious minority. In the midst ... More


The Shifting Sands of Civil Rights in Southeast Florida, 1945–1976

Gregory W. Bush

in White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The evolution of the civil rights movement in Miami after World War II is explored in terms of the struggle for leisure spaces, notably beaches, pools, and golf courses, as the area developed as a ... More


The Past and Political Evolution

Paul D. Escott

in Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049410
eISBN:
9780813050188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049410.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 3 analyzes the impact of internecine conflict on politics and political parties through subsequent generations. It describes the competition between the UDC, the PP, and PSOE in Spain to win ... More


A Peculiar Brand of Feminism

Anne Stefani

in Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The final chapter discusses the persistent distinctiveness of white southern women in American society and culture in the late 1960s. Although the white women who participated in the civil rights ... More


Introduction

Anne Stefani

in Unlikely Dissenters: White Southern Women in the Fight for Racial Justice, 1920-1970

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060767
eISBN:
9780813051260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060767.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction presents the research subject, two generations of white southern women who confronted white supremacy in their region between the 1920s and the 1960s. It exposes the distinctive ways ... More


Introduction: The Struggle for the Civil Right to Public Space in Miami

Gregory W. Bush

in White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Virginia Key Beach can claim a significant place in the national Civil Rights Movement. This account underscores the importance of local advocacy and grassroots activism in the struggle for civil ... More


Economic Change and the Transformation of Cultural Landscapes

Paul D. Escott

in Uncommonly Savage: Civil War and Remembrance in Spain and the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049410
eISBN:
9780813050188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049410.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 5, “Economic Change and the Transformation of Cultural Landscapes,” analyzes the connection between economic change, the alterations that it produces in social landscapes, and the ability of ... More


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