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Author Sturkey, William, author.

Title Hattiesburg : an American city in black and white / William Sturkey.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  305.8009762 STU    AVAILABLE
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Description 442 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary In this rich multigenerational saga of race and family in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, William Sturkey reveals the personal stories behind the men and women who struggled to uphold their southern "way of life" against the threat of desegregation, and those who fought to tear it down in the name of justice and racial equality.-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-423) and index.
Subject African Americans -- Segregation -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- History.
Whites -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- Attitudes.
African Americans -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- Public opinion.
Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- History -- Personal narratives.
Hattiesburg (Miss.) -- Race relations -- History.
ISBN 9780674976351 (alk. paper)
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