Miles to Go for Freedom

Miles to Go for Freedom

Segregation & Civil Rights in the Jim Crow Years

Book - 2012
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Told through first-person accounts, photographs, and other primary sources, this book is an overview of racial segregation and early civil rights efforts in the United States from the 1890s to 1954, a period known as the Jim Crow years. Multiple perspectives are examined as the book looks at the impact of legal segregation and discrimination on the day-to-day life of black and white Americans across the country.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, c2012
ISBN: 9781419700200
1419700200
Branch Call Number: J/ 305.896 OSBORNE
Characteristics: ix, 118 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Library of Congress

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SCCLD LIBRARIANS FOR KIDS Nov 29, 2014

Between 1896 and 1954, “Jim Crow” laws enforced segregation, told here through moving personal stories of the discrimination and prejudice, backed up by laws, and the resistance and adaptation that eventually led to the Civil Rights Movement. Illus. with period photos.


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Between 1896 and 1954, “Jim Crow” laws enforced segregation, told here through moving personal stories of the discrimination and prejudice, backed up by laws, and the resistance and adaptation that eventually led to the Civil Rights Movement. Illus. with period photos.

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