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To Do This, You Must Know How: Music Pedagogy in the Black Gospel Quartet Tradition

Lynn Abbot and Doug Seroff

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036750
eISBN:
9781621039150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036750.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book traces black vocal music instruction and inspiration from the halls of Fisk University to the mining camps of Birmingham and Bessemer, Alabama, and on to Chicago and New Orleans. In the ... More


A Liberal but Never an Activist

Andrew McNeill Canady

in Willis Duke Weatherford: Race, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168159
eISBN:
9780813168760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168159.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Weatherford’s views on race continued to evolve from the mid-1930s until his death in 1970. In this period he worked for ten years as a professor at Fisk University and ... More


The Mature Individual or the Mature Society: Social Theory, Social Action, and the Race Problem at Fisk University’s Race Relations Institutes

Leah N. Gordon

in From Power to Prejudice: The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226238449
eISBN:
9780226238586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238586.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

Chapter Four looks closely at arguments about the significance of prejudice to the race problem in a center of African American intellectual life that aimed explicitly to use social science to inform ... More


Professionalizing the Southern YMCA

Andrew McNeill Canady

in Willis Duke Weatherford: Race, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168159
eISBN:
9780813168760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168159.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Weatherford’s creation, administration, and program for the YMCA Graduate School. This institution began in 1919, operated out of Nashville and had ties to Vanderbilt ... More


Spiritual Isolation

Terrence L. Johnson

in Tragic Soul-Life: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Moral Crisis Facing American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195383980
eISBN:
9780199897469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383980.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter One examines Du Bois within his early familial and social contexts. it defines what he called “spiritual isolation” as the backdrop to understanding Du Bois’s view of the tragic sense of ... More


Introduction: “Say Four Come …”

Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff

in To Do This, You Must Know How: Music Pedagogy in the Black Gospel Quartet Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036750
eISBN:
9781621039150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036750.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered in the present book. In the early twentieth century there were countless initiatives, at both national and local levels, to ... More


Evansville, Indiana: 5.3.1875

Anna Dickinson

in A Tour of Reconstruction: Travel Letters of 1875

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134246
eISBN:
9780813135946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134246.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The next letter begins with more descriptions of Savannah and of Andersonville Prison. Dickinson then wrote a long, fairly satirical, account of a sermon she in a black church in Macon. Dickinson and ... More


Willis Duke Weatherford: Race, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Andrew McNeill Canady

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168159
eISBN:
9780813168760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168159.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Willis Duke Weatherford lived from 1875 to 1970 and played a key role in many of the significant social and political issues of his day, namely, race relations, education, religion, and Appalachian ... More


Margaret C. McCulloch: November 1962, South Carolina Council on Human Relations

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0024
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on January 16, 1901, in Orange, New Jersey, Margaret Callender McCulloch was a teacher, philanthropist, and social worker. Raised by her parents in the Episcopal Church, McCulloch got immersed ... More


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