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Author Jackson, Richie Jean Sherrod, 1932-

Title The house by the side of the road [electronic resource] : the Selma civil rights movement / Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson.

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2011.

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Description xii, 161 p. : ill., maps.
Contents The blueprint of my life and the house -- Up on the hill -- Preparation for a life's journey -- Choosing a mate -- The foundation is laid -- The port in the storm -- Martin Luther King Jr. the man -- Storm clouds roll over Selma -- Hosting a movement -- Dangerous days -- Uncle Martin -- Shelter for the spirit -- Our neighborhood -- Guests in the house -- Other voices in the house -- The sanctuary -- Vital staff -- Perilous times -- Women in the movement -- Other support systems -- Nobel Prize winners in the house -- Soldiers in the storm -- Preparing for the march -- Strategy -- The fires burn -- On our way -- No room in the inn -- Marching orders -- A concert for the masses -- The final journey -- Memories and echoes of Martin -- Appendix 1: Selma and area counties -- Appendix 2: Timeline for the Selma Voting Rights Campaign of 1965 -- Appendix 3: Cabbage recipe.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Jackson, Richie Jean Sherrod, 1932-
Jackson, Richie Jean Sherrod, 1932- -- Homes and haunts -- Alabama -- Selma.
African American women civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Selma -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- Alabama -- Selma -- Biography.
African Americans -- Alabama -- Selma -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century.
Selma (Ala.) -- Biography.
Selma (Ala.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780817316945 (cloth alk. paper)
0817316949 (cloth alk. paper)
9780817383268 (e-book)

 
    
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