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You Must Be from the North: Southern White Women in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement

Kimberly K. Little

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732283
eISBN:
9781604733518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732283.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

“You must be from the North,” was a common, derogatory reaction to the activities of white women throughout the South, well-meaning wives and mothers who joined together to improve schools or local ... More


A Dynamic Businessman’s Aristocracy: The 1890s

Clifton Hood

in In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapters 5 and 6 both examine the Gilded Age of the late nineteenth century. The single most momentous change to hit the upper class during this period was the enlargement and enrichment of the ... More


Gender, Race, Ritual, & Social Power: Memphis and the Paradoxes of Tradition

Wanda Rushing

in Memphis and the Paradox of Place: Globalization in the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832998
eISBN:
9781469605548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895610_rushing.10
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the history of Carnival Memphis, which celebrated its seventy-fifth anniversary in June 2006. Members of the original Carnival association organized in 1931 during the throes ... More


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