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Preparing the Next Generation for Massive Resistance: The Historical Pageantry of the Children of the Confederacy, 1955–1965

J. Vincent Lowery

in Children and Youth during the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796078
eISBN:
9780814763391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796078.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses white Southerners' resistance to the civil rights movement in the 1950s, focusing in the activities of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) and its youth auxiliary, ... More


Rewriting the Master(’s) Narrative: Signifying in the Ex-Slave Narratives

Catherine A. Stewart

in Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers' Project

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626260
eISBN:
9781469628295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626260.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Turning to the ex-slave narrators,this chapterdemonstrates how they employed African American oral traditions like signifying to create counter-narratives of black history and identity. This chapter ... More


Monuments Erected After The Civil War Centennial

William B. Lees and Frederick P. Gaske

in Recalling Deeds Immortal: Florida Monuments to the Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813049960
eISBN:
9780813050423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049960.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Although the golden era of Civil War monument construction preceded the Civil War Centennial, monuments have continued to be placed in the Florida and other state landscapes at a relatively steady ... More


Stories Retold, Memories Remade

Nina Silber

in This War Ain't Over: Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646541
eISBN:
9781469646565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646541.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter considers how traditional ways of remembering the Civil War began to shift as fewer of the war’s participants – soldiers and civilians – were still alive. Important new actors helped ... More


Citizenship Education for a Segregated Nation

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

in Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190271718
eISBN:
9780190271749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271718.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1920s from Athens, Georgia, Mildred Lewis Rutherford called on white southerners to ensure that the public school maintained racial segregation and the curriculum provided a white supremacist ... More


Committing Mayhem on the Body Grammatic: The Federal Writers’ Project, the American Guide, and Representations of Black Identity

Catherine A. Stewart

in Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers' Project

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626260
eISBN:
9781469628295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626260.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the creation of the Federal Writers’ Project and the American Guide Series during the New Deal. It covers hiring practices, the structure and organization of the FWP, and the ... More


Look Away! Dixie’s Landed!

Nina Silber

in This War Ain't Over: Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646541
eISBN:
9781469646565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646541.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The pro-Confederate Lost Cause memory of the Civil War continued to have considerable staying power during the 1930s, seen most notably in the popularity of the book and film versions of Gone With ... More


Recalling Deeds Immortal: Florida Monuments to the Civil War

William B. Lees and Frederick P. Gaske

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813049960
eISBN:
9780813050423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049960.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Recalling Deeds Immortal presents a detailed and comprehensive review of Florida monuments erected to the memory of the Civil War. Considered are Confederate and Union monuments placed both within ... More


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