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Sisters in the Struggle: Kentucky Women in the Civil Rights Era, 1920s-1970s: 1b. Required Readings

Required Readings Recommended For Purchase

Required Readings Recommended For Purchase  (also available on reserve at W.T. Young Library)

Fosl, Catherine. Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2006. (ISBN: 0813191726)

Hall, Wade H. Passing for Black: The Life and Careers of Mae Street Kidd. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1997. (ISBN: 0813119960)

Powers, Georgia Davis. I Shared the Dream: The Pride, Passion, and Politics of the First Black Woman Senator from Kentucky. Far Hills, N.J.: New Horizon Press, 1995. (ISBN:  088282127X)

 

Other required materials

Selected chapters from Women in the Civil Rights Movement: Trailblazers & Torchbearers, 1941-1965. Edited by Vicki L. Crawford, et al. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993. (on reserve at W.T. Young Library)

Selections from Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project, http://205.204.134.47/civil_rights_mvt

Selections from The Rest of The Story: Interview Videos, http://www.ket.org/civilrights/restofstory.htm

University of Kentucky Course Guide for HIS351: http://libguides.uky.edu/history351

 

Highly Recommended Readings - available on reserve at W.T. Young Library

DuBois, Ellen Carol.  United States after 1865. Women's and Gender History in Global Perspective.  Washington, D.C. American Historical Assoc. and the Committee on Women Historians, 2000.

Cott, Nancy F. The Grounding of Modern Feminism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987.

Evans, Sara. Personal Politics: The Roots of Women's Liberation in the Civil Rights Movement and the New Left. New York: Knopf, 1979.

Fosl, Catherine and K'Meyer, Tracy E. Freedom on the Border: An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2009.

Harrison, Lowell H. and Klotter, James C. A New History of Kentucky. Lexington: Univ. Press of Ky., 1997.

Irvin, Helen Deiss. Women in Kentucky. Lexington: Univ. Press of Ky., 1979.

Kentucky Women: Two Centuries of Indomitable Spirit and Vision. Eugenia K. Potter, ed. Big Tree Press, 1997.

Wright, George C.  Racial Violence in Kentucky, 1865-1940: Lynchings, Mob Rule, and 'Legal Lynchings'. Baton Rouge, La.: Louisiana State University Press, 1990.  (especially chapters 8 & 9)

See also the eReserves list in the HIS351 course shell at elearning.uky.edu