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A dramatic chapter in American cultural history. * Winner of the Alabama Library Association’s Alabama Author Award for Nonfiction Patterson Toby Graham is Director of the Digital Library of Georgia at the University of Georgia in Athens.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-1
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. 2-7
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-17
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-5
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  1. 1. Black Libraries and White Attitudes, The Early Years: Birmingham and Mobile, 1918–1931
  2. pp. 6-25
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  1. 2. Black Libraries and White Attitudes II: The Depression Years
  2. pp. 26-48
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  1. 3. African-American Communities and the Black Public Library Movement, 1941–1954
  2. pp. 49-68
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  1. 4. The Read-In Movement: Desegregating Alabama’s Public Libraries, 1960–1963
  2. pp. 69-98
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  1. 5. Librarians and the Civil Rights Movement, 1955–1965
  2. pp. 99-130
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  1. Conclusion
  2. pp. 131-138
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 139-162
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  1. Bibliographic Essay
  2. pp. 163-184
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 185-191
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