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Author Schneller, Robert John, 1957-

Title Breaking the color barrier [electronic resource] : the U.S. Naval Academy's first Black midshipmen and the struggle for racial equality / Robert J. Schneller, Jr.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2005.

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 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 331 p. : ill., ports., plates ; 24 cm.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-320) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Glorious failure: Reconstruction and the Naval Academy, 1872-1876 -- Not .... their equals socially -- Speechless walls as companions -- Pt. II. Persona non grata: Jim Crow and the Naval Academy, 1877-1941 -- Segregation by occupation -- Railroaded out of Navy -- They shall not pass -- Pt. III. Breaking the color barrier: World War II and the first black graduate, 1942-1949 -- Racial policy revolution -- Greater challenge -- Demerits by the bucketful -- Success and celebrity.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Subject United States Naval Academy -- Admission.
United States Naval Academy. Brigade of Midshipmen -- Membership.
African American midshipmen -- Maryland -- Annapolis.
Discrimination in higher education -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
Added Title U.S. Naval Academy's first Black midshipmen and the struggle for racial equality
US Naval Academy's first Black midshipmen and the struggle for racial equality
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL: http://www.humanitiesebook.org/
Other Form: Original 0814740138 (DLC) 2004023711

 
    
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