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The Resource A decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s, Robert B. McKersie ; with a foreword by James R. Ralph Jr

A decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s, Robert B. McKersie ; with a foreword by James R. Ralph Jr

Label
A decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s
Title
A decisive decade
Title remainder
an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s
Statement of responsibility
Robert B. McKersie ; with a foreword by James R. Ralph Jr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The deeply personal story of a historic time in Chicago, Robert B. McKersie's A Decisive Decade follows the unfolding action of the Civil Rights Movement as it played out in the Windy City. McKersie's participation as a white activist for black rights offers a unique, firsthand viewpoint on the debates, boycotts, marches, and negotiations that would forever change the face of race relations in Chicago and the United States at large. Described within are McKersie's intimate observations on events as they developed during his participation in such historic occasions as the impass
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKersie, Robert B
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F548.9.N4
LC item number
M34 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McKersie, Robert B
  • African American civil rights workers
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • McKersie, Robert B
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • African American civil rights workers
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Race relations
  • Illinois
Label
A decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s, Robert B. McKersie ; with a foreword by James R. Ralph Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The First Unitarian Church of Chicago: my gateway to the civil rights movement and to Alex Poinsett -- Campaigns on the employment front -- The Motorola Campaign and Tim Black -- Campaigns on the education front -- The movement marks time, while the university plays catch-up -- Spring and summer 1965: marches, more marches, and Al Pitcher -- A peaceful march in Kenwood and a not-so-peaceful march led by Dick Gregory -- Looking back on the tumultuous events of 1965 -- The campaign for open housing, summer 1966 -- Jesse Jackson, Operation Breadbasket, and minority enterprise -- The movement and the decade wind down -- Initiatives continue within the university and the unitarian church -- Race relations and the personal equation
Control code
858656869
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 255 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299861886
Lccn
2012040463
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858656869
Label
A decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s, Robert B. McKersie ; with a foreword by James R. Ralph Jr
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The First Unitarian Church of Chicago: my gateway to the civil rights movement and to Alex Poinsett -- Campaigns on the employment front -- The Motorola Campaign and Tim Black -- Campaigns on the education front -- The movement marks time, while the university plays catch-up -- Spring and summer 1965: marches, more marches, and Al Pitcher -- A peaceful march in Kenwood and a not-so-peaceful march led by Dick Gregory -- Looking back on the tumultuous events of 1965 -- The campaign for open housing, summer 1966 -- Jesse Jackson, Operation Breadbasket, and minority enterprise -- The movement and the decade wind down -- Initiatives continue within the university and the unitarian church -- Race relations and the personal equation
Control code
858656869
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 255 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299861886
Lccn
2012040463
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858656869

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