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The Resource Breach of peace : portraits of the 1961 Mississippi freedom riders

Breach of peace : portraits of the 1961 Mississippi freedom riders

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Breach of peace : portraits of the 1961 Mississippi freedom riders
Title
Breach of peace
Title remainder
portraits of the 1961 Mississippi freedom riders
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • In 1961, several hundred Americans converged on Jackson, Mississippi, to challenge state segregation laws. The Freedom Riders, as they came to be known, were determined to open up the South to civil rights. Over 300 people were arrested and convicted of the charge "breach of the peace." By recording names and preserving the mug shots, the Commission inadvertently created a testament to these heroes of the civil rights movement. Collected here in a richly illustrated, large-format book featuring over seventy contemporary photographs, alongside the original mug shots, and exclusive interviews with former Freedom Riders, is that testament: a moving archive of a chapter in U.S. history that hasn't yet closed
  • Civil rights & citizenship
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Etheridge, Eric
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  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • African Americans
  • Southern States
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Breach of peace : portraits of the 1961 Mississippi freedom riders
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
25407843
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780977743391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 25407843
  • (Sirsi) 25407843
Label
Breach of peace : portraits of the 1961 Mississippi freedom riders
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
25407843
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780977743391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 25407843
  • (Sirsi) 25407843

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