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image of The Citizen: Official Journal of the Citizens Councils of America [six issues: January-June 1965]

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Jackson, MS: Citizens' Councils of America, 1964. Six issues of the slender digest-sized pro-segregation monthly, 15 to 39 pages per issue; very good. The Councils had the motto, "States rights, racial integrity." Includes extensive coverage of alleged communist manipulation behind the Civil Rights movement, especially the "plot to take over Mississippi." Also includes pieces by educators alleging harm caused… Read more
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image of The Citizen: Official Journal of the Citizens Councils of America. April 1974

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Jackson, MS: Citizens' Councils of America, 1974. Single issue of the slender digest-sized pro-segregation monthly, 31p., lower left corner stained. The neo-Confederate journal stood for "States rights and racial integrity." Cover story is sociologist professor Tommy Roger's "analysis" of how the Brown decision had harmed the US through its erosion of "Racial integrity.
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Choctaw Genesis 1500-1700

by Galloway, Patricia

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Published
1995
ISBN
9780803221512
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£16.50

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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995. xvii, 411p., illustrated with a phenomenal number of period and modern line maps, and quite a collection of information arranged in tables. Hardbound, the first edition in 10.5x7 inch brown cloth boards titled silverfoil and enclosed in the glossy dust jacket. A nearly-new copy, quite sound, and except for a small unobtrusive adhesion… Read more
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image of Life and Death in the Delta. African American Narratives of Violence, Resilience, and Social Change

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New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. Paperback. x, 214p., illustrated with scattered b&w photography, mostly recent, softbound (a paperback original) in 9x6 inch photo-decorated wraps. An absolutely sound, clean and unmarked copy. Palgrave studies in oral history.
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£9.00
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Save Willie McGee

by Raymond, Harry

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Published
1951
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£26.25

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New York: New Century Publishers, 1951. 15p., staplebound pamphlet, very good. Cover art shows McGee bound with his hands behind his back, looking at a calendar that is being held up over an electric chair, the page turned to the date of his impending execution. McGee had been convicted and sentenced to death in 1945 for the rape of… Read more
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image of San Francisco Bay Times: the gay/lesbian/bisexual newspaper & calendar of events for the Bay Area; [aka Coming Up!] vol. 15, #12, March 10, 1994; Greetings from Mississippi

San Francisco Bay Times: the gay/lesbian/bisexual newspaper & calendar of events for the Bay Area; [aka Coming Up!] vol. 15, #12, March 10, 1994; Greetings from Mississippi

by Corsaro, Kim, editor, Tim Kingston, Mindy Ridgeway, Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Alison Bechdel, Dean Goodman et al.

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Published
1994
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£11.25

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San Francisco: Coming Up!, 1994. Newspaper. 68p. folded tabloid newspaper, news, events, reports, opinion, services & resources, photos, ads, very good on newsprint. The tabloid began life as San Francisco Bay Times. That paper folded quickly and was reformed as Coming Up! and went through another change adding the original name and eventually dropping the Coming Up!
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Mississippi Sissy

by Sessums, Kevin

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Published
2007
ISBN
9780312341015
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£9.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2007. Hardcover. [xii] 305p., author's note, prologue, very good first edition in buckram cloth boards and unclipped dj. Author's first book is a memoir of growing up gay in the South of the 1960s.
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Aaron Henry, The Fire Ever Burning; Introduction by John Dittmer

by Henry, Aaron, with Constance Curry

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Published
2000
ISBN
9781578062126
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Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2000. Hardcover. xxi, 263p., illustrated with extensively captioned b&w period and contemporary photography; hardbound first edition in clothbacked boards titled gilt and in dust jacket. Bears a presentation inscription signed from co-author Curry. Except for this inscription on the half-title, item is in as-new condition: entirely sound, clean, and unmarked by anybody else. … Read more
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image of The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex, and Secrets in the Jim Crow South

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New York: Harper, 2010. Hardcover. 404p., 16-pg. photo section, hardbound first edition in black and tan casebinding gilt-titled and enclosed in the portrait dust jacket. Book itself is fine: entirely sound, clean and unmarked, while the dj is a bit worn with light sticker-scarring. The case generated high-level opinion; Eleanor Roosevelt thought McGee guilty, William Faulkner et alia thought… Read more
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Redemption; The Last Battle of the Civil War

by Lemann, Nicholas

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Published
2006
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9780374248550
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£9.00

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New York: Farrar , Straus and Giroux, 2006. Hardcover. xi, 257p., hardbound first edition boards in pictorial dust jacket. Aside from an ownership signature on the ffep, a fine copy: perfectly sound and clean, and free of any other marks.
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After All That---Affection I Threw: An Autobiography in Prose and Poetry

by Hobbs, Glen W.; illustrated by Eddie "Wine" Anderson and Deborah A. Descarreaux

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Published
1976
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Ayer, MA: Hale-Moore Printing, 1976. ix, 315p., wraps, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, illus., 2.75 inch tear along spine on front wrap repaired with tape, previous owner's owernship label on first page, rear wrap lightly soiled else good condition. Autobiography and poetry by the African American Mississippi native. Some Christian content. Only 4 in OCLC as of 6/2020.… Read more
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image of An American Insurrection: the Battle of Oxford, Mississippi, 1962

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New York: Doubleday, 2001. Hardcover. viii, 383p., endpaper maps, prologue, 16p. glossy b&w photo section, source notes, selected bibliography, index, very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj.
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image of The Senator and the sharecropper; the freedom struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer

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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2011. Paperback. xvi, 368p., map frontis, preface, notes, index, photographs, very good trade paperback.
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image of Count Them One by One. Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

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Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2010. xii, 272p., has a substantial b&w photo section with portraits & snapshots as well as newsphotos, hardbound first edition in blue cloth boards gilt and dust jacket. The casebinding yawns a little (may've sat in the sun) an otherwise as-new copy: sound, clean, unmarked.
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image of Tenth annual conference: The federal child labor bill Program of Tenth Annual Conference on Child Labor, New Orleans, LA., March 15-18, 1914 with a copy of the Federal Chilc Laobr Bill and a memorandum on its constitutionality

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New York: National Child Labor Committee, 1914. Magazine. 78, [vi]p., wraps, illus., very good condition. The child labor bulletin,; vol. 2, no. 4, February 1914. Includes: Lewis W. Hine's "Present conditions in the South" illustrated with his photographs, along with Anna Rochester's "The eight-hour day," Edward N. Clopper "The majesty of the law in Mississippi," Harry M. Bremer "Strawberry… Read more
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£112.52
image of The Citizen: Official Journal of the Citizens Councils of America. January 1977

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Jackson, MS: Citizens' Councils of America, 1977. Single issue of the slender digest-sized pro-segregation monthly, 31p., very good. The neo-Confederate journal stood for "States rights and racial integrity." Cover depicts Jimmy Carter embracing Martin Luther King Sr., with an article lamenting his election. Another article describes a verdict against the NAACP for its role in leading a boycott in… Read more
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£22.50
image of The Citizen: Official Journal of the Citizens Councils of America. December 1976

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Jackson, MS: Citizens' Councils of America, 1976. Single issue of the slender digest-sized pro-segregation monthly, 31p., very good except for several titles in the literature list at the end having been crossed out as no longer available. The neo-Confederate journal stood for "States rights and racial integrity." Much on the situation in Port Gibson, where it is reported that… Read more
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image of The Citizen: Official Journal of the Citizens Councils of America. February 1977

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Jackson, MS: Citizens' Councils of America, 1977. Single issue of the slender digest-sized pro-segregation monthly, 31p., very good. The neo-Confederate journal stood for "States rights and racial integrity." Cover depicts Lincoln with his quote, "What I would most desire would be the separation of the white and black races." Includes an article on the case of Republic of New… Read more
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Yazoo: integration in a Deep-Southern town

by Morris, Willie

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Published
1971
ISBN
9780061264009
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£9.00

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New York: Harper's Magazine Press, 1971. Hardcover. [iii] 192p., very good first edition, stated in cloth boards and unclipped dj. Early autobiographical journal by the Southern writer who was raised in Yazoo City, Mississippi and was the editor of Harper's.
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The Kid: a novel

by Sapphire, (aka Ramona Lofton)

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Published
2011
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9781594203046
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New York: Penguin, 2011. Hardcover. 274p., very good first edition in boards and unclipped yellow dj. Sequel to "Precious" about her son.
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