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The Resource 30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South, Bill Steigerwald

30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South, Bill Steigerwald

Label
30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South
Title
30 days a black man
Title remainder
the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South
Statement of responsibility
Bill Steigerwald
Title variation
Thirty days a black man
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Retells the story of a white journalist from Pittsburgh who lived for thirty days as a black man in the Jim Crow South alongside Atlanta's black civil rights pioneer Wesley Dobbs, an experiment that exposed the shameful system of segregation
Summary
Retells the story of a white journalist from Pittsburgh who lived for thirty days as a black man in the Jim Crow South alongside Atlanta's black civil rights pioneer Wesley Dobbs, an experiment that exposed the shameful system of segregation
Tone
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10563222
Cataloging source
NcU/DLC
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Steigerwald, Bill
Dewey number
305.800973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.S796 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Sprigle, Ray
  • African Americans
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South
Label
30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South, Bill Steigerwald
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-301) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Juan Williams -- Jim Crow, U.S.A. -- Ray Sprigle, star reporter -- Pittsburgh in white and black -- "Mr. NAACP" -- Learning to become a negro -- Teaming up with Mr. Dobbs -- The poor, poor South -- Atlanta in black and white -- On the road to Americus -- An oasis in the desert of injustice -- Sneaking through the delta -- America's "last outpost of feudalism" -- The long reach of "white malice" -- Nominating "President Dewey" -- Waking up the white North -- A civil war over civil rights -- Telling Sprigle's story to black America -- Sticking up for Old Jim Crow -- Truman's November surprise -- The great radio debate -- A mission forgotten by history
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xII 315 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781493038824
Lccn
2016056358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)953223370
Label
30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South, Bill Steigerwald
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-301) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Juan Williams -- Jim Crow, U.S.A. -- Ray Sprigle, star reporter -- Pittsburgh in white and black -- "Mr. NAACP" -- Learning to become a negro -- Teaming up with Mr. Dobbs -- The poor, poor South -- Atlanta in black and white -- On the road to Americus -- An oasis in the desert of injustice -- Sneaking through the delta -- America's "last outpost of feudalism" -- The long reach of "white malice" -- Nominating "President Dewey" -- Waking up the white North -- A civil war over civil rights -- Telling Sprigle's story to black America -- Sticking up for Old Jim Crow -- Truman's November surprise -- The great radio debate -- A mission forgotten by history
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xII 315 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781493038824
Lccn
2016056358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)953223370

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