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Black and Conservative

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Philippa's 11th birthday theme was wartime, she and her mother entertained black soldiers and their dates. Many blacks at that time supported the “Double V” campaign: Victory at Home, Victory Abroad. ... More


“Putting Democracy into Action”: The Laundry Workers’ Double V Campaign

Matter Carson

in A Matter of Moral Justice: Black Women Laundry Workers and the Fight for Justice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043901
eISBN:
9780252052804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043901.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

Inspired by wartime mobilizations against fascism and by the activism of Black trade union and civil rights leaders such as A. Philip Randolph, the leader of the March on Washington Movement, African ... More


Hillburn, Hattiesburg, and Hitler: Wartime Activists Think Globally and Act Locally

Thomas Sugrue

in Fog of War: The Second World War and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195382419
eISBN:
9780199932641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382419.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Focusing on the wartime struggle against segregated education in Hillburn, New York, this chapter demonstrates the ways in a newly revived branch of the NAACP, framed their local struggle for a ... More


Double V in North Carolina: The Struggle for Racial Equality during World War II

Jerry Gershenhorn

in Louis Austin and the Carolina Times: A Life in the Long Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638768
eISBN:
9781469638775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638768.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

During World War II, Austin was North Carolina’s leading advocate of the Double V strategy during World War II, fighting for victory at home against racist injustice, while supporting US efforts ... More


The “New Crowd” Goes Global

Fred Carroll

in Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041495
eISBN:
9780252050091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041495.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The United States' entry into World War II led the federal government to renew its surveillance and censorship of black journalists who struck at segregation in wartime. Simultaneously, the white ... More


A Double-V Campaign On the Field and Off

Derrick E. White

in Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652443
eISBN:
9781469652467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652443.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

During World War II, the FAMU football program faced challenges from the growing war effort, which drafted increasing numbers of faculty, staff, and students. Head Coach William Bell volunteered for ... More


The White South's “Double V”

Jason Morgan Ward

in Defending White Democracy: The Making of a Segregationist Movement and the Remaking of Racial Politics, 1936-1965

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835135
eISBN:
9781469602547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869222_ward.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the views of civil rights activists and southern whites regarding the “Double V” campaign launched during World War II. Civil right activists following attacks on Pearl Harbor ... More


The Double V: Racism during World War II

Julian M. Pleasants (ed.)

in Home Front: North Carolina during World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054254
eISBN:
9780813053028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054254.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

African Americans in North Carolina were third class citizens with lower levels of education, higher disease and death rates, and higher unemployment while living in a segregated society that left ... More


“Riveting the Sinews of Democracy”: Defense Workers and Double V

Keona K. Ervin

in Gateway to Equality: Black Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in St. Louis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168838
eISBN:
9780813173924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168838.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black women’s failed attempts to abandon domestic employment for jobs in the lucrative local defense industry became a central mobilizing agenda around which organizers of the March on Washington ... More


The Fight Outside the Ring: Antiracism in the CYO

Timothy B. Neary

in Crossing Parish Boundaries: Race, Sports, and Catholic Youth in Chicago, 1914-1954

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388762
eISBN:
9780226388939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388939.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the antiracist and interracial ideologies and practices of Chicago’s Catholic Youth Organization (CYO), 1930-1954. Founder-director Bishop Bernard Sheil—a strong anticommunist ... More


Jim Crow, GM Crow

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During and after World War II, officials from General Motors often boasted that Flint was a model city of industrial opportunity where all workers could obtain economic security and consumer ... More


A Black Man’s Place and a New Place for Blacks

Richard E. Holl

in Committed to Victory: The Kentucky Home Front During World War II

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813165639
eISBN:
9780813166674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165639.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

African Americans in Kentucky suffered greatly from white racism up to World War II. The war led to a labor crunch that forced white employers to hire blacks for jobs they would not have gotten ... More


“Hail Muse Americana!”

Annegret Fauser

in Sounds of War: Music in the United States during World War II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199948031
eISBN:
9780199345953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948031.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Intentionally nationalist works are often discussed in pejorative terms in historical accounts of twentieth-century music. But during World War II such compositions flourished, including so blatantly ... More


Refusing Sovereignty: Impossible Subjects and the Politics of Resistance

Jonathan Vincent

in The Health of the State: Modern US War Narrative and the American Political Imagination, 1890-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466664
eISBN:
9780190466688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466664.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 6 convenes a number of texts highly resistant to political trends issuing in the postwar malaise to challenge the received story of World War I’s literary backlash as the more vibrant culture ... More


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