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Author Christenson, Dorothy H., 1938- author.

Title Keep on fighting : the life and civil rights legacy of Marian A. Spencer / Dorothy H. Christenson ; introduction by Mary E. Frederickson.

Publication Info. Athens : Ohio University Press, [2015]
2015

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Description 1 online resource (195 pages) : illustrations, portraits
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. A remarkable family in twentieth-century Gallipolis, Ohio -- The Alexander family -- Education and voting -- School days -- Part II. Becoming a citizen activist -- Cincinnati, another world -- The University of Cincinnati -- A lifetime partner -- Marriage, family, and the YWCA -- Homeownership, new part-time job -- Woman's city club and fellowship house -- Part III. Family life -- New career -- Family values and celebrations -- Family travels; at home and abroad -- Fox Lake -- Personal journeys -- Part IV. Desegregation suits and continuing battles -- Coney Island -- School segregation -- Cincinnati City Council -- Fair housing -- Reproductive rights -- Voting rights -- National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Spencer, Marian A. (Marian Alexander), 1920-
African American civil rights workers -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- Biography.
Women civil rights workers -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- History -- 20th century.
Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Race relations.
Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Christenson, Dorothy H. Keep on fighting : the life and civil rights legacy of Marian A. Spencer. Athens : Ohio University Press, [2015] 9780821421949
ISBN 9780821421710 (hc : alk. paper)
9780821421949 (pb : alk. paper)
9780821445334 (e-book)

 
    
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