Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-11 of 11 items

  • Keywords: Harry Golden x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Brown, Flames, and Fame

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the impact the landmark case, Brown v. Board of Education, had on Harry Golden. Brown, the case which decided that segregation in schools is unconstitutional, was a crucial ... More


Scandal and Resurrection

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how Harry Golden’s exposure as an ex-convict affected his career. Still reeling from the success of Only in America, Golden’s past came back to haunt him through an ... More


Putting Down Roots in the Goldeneh Medina

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the early life of Harry Golden during his stay in New York’s Lower East Side. It highlights how the Goldhirsch family adjusted with living in the goldeneh medina (golden land) ... More


Heading South

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Harry Golden’s career at South Carolina, where he would launch his personal journal, the Carolina Israelite. At Charlotte, Golden became intrigued by two aspects of life: the ... More


A New Life and a New Cause in Dixie

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the new role that Harry Golden and the Carolina Israelite obtained as Golden continued to express his anti-discriminatory views: as a transplant intrigued by southerners, both ... More


Grief, Hope, and Black Power

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter delves deeper into Harry Golden’s involvement in the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s, highlighting his support for President Lyndon B. Johnson over matters concerning racial ... More


Ghosts and Great Men

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recalls Harry Golden’s larger involvement in the Civil Rights Movement during its height in the 1960s. It also describes Golden’s coverage of the trial of Otto Adolf Eichmann for Life in ... More


The Real Iron Curtain

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the closing of the Carolina Israelite in 1968 by Harry Golden, who decided that he was simply “too old” for the younger Americans. It emphasizes three major factors that ... More


Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Kimberly Hartnett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This biography of Jewish American writer and humorist Harry Golden (1903–1981) illuminates a remarkable life intertwined with the rise of the civil rights movement, Jewish popular culture, and the ... More


Introduction

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides a brief overview of the life and career of Harry Golden, a writer and humorist whose works exalted the “little guy”—factory workers, prostitutes, shopkeepers, ... More


Only in America

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett

in Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621036
eISBN:
9781469623214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621036.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue affirms Harry Golden’s critical role in the fight against racial discrimination. It argues that Golden provided a reminder that the Civil Rights Movement was not a unified effort but a ... More


View: