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The March on Washington : jobs, freedom, and the forgotten history of civil rights / William P. Jones.

Authors: Jones, William Powell, 1970-
Call number: 323.1196 JON
Publication: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Publication date: [2013]
Subject: African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D. C.)
Title: The March on Washington : jobs, freedom, and the forgotten history of civil rights / William P. Jones.
Edition: First edition.
Physical description: xxi, 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents note: The most dangerous Negro in America -- The march on Washington movement -- Rocking the cradle -- Jim Crow unions -- For jobs and freedom -- Battle lines drawn.
Summary note: A history professor describes the impact and history of the opening speech made during the March on Washington by the trade unionist Philip Randolph whose vision and fight for equal economic and social citizenship began in 1941.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780393082852 (hardcover)
0393082857 (hardcover)
LCCN: 2013006173
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1445879
Bib No.: 1445879

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