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This light of ours : activist photographers of the civil rights movement

Author: Leslie G Kelen; Julian Bond; Clayborne Carson; Matt Herron; Charles E Cobb, Jr.
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement is a paradigm-shifting publication that presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work of nine activist photographers - men and women who chose to document the national struggle against segregation and other forms within the movement. Unlike images produced by photojournalists, who covered breaking news events, these photographers lived  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Interviews
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie G Kelen; Julian Bond; Clayborne Carson; Matt Herron; Charles E Cobb, Jr.
ISBN: 9781617031717 1617031712 9781617031724 1617031720
OCLC Number: 720634818
Description: 251 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Photographs --
pt. 1. Black life --
pt. 2. Organizing for freedom --
pt. 3. State and local terror --
pt. 4. Meredith march against fear and Black power --
How I first saw King and found the movement / Clayborne Carson --
The photographers : interviews and biographies --
Tamio Wakayama --
Herbert Randall --
Maria Varela --
George Ballis --
Bob Fitch --
Matt Herron --
Bob Fletcher --
David Prince --
Bob Adelman.
Responsibility: edited by Leslie G. Kelen ; essays by Julian Bond, Clayborne Carson, and Matt Herron ; text by Charles E. Cobb, Jr.

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Presents a visual record of the Civil Rights Movement - captured by those directly engaged in the struggle. This book presents a selection of 150 black-and-white photographs, representing the work of  Read more...
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"This book of photographs, interviews, and biographies pays homage to nine activist photographers associated with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee who advanced the US civil rights cause Read more...

 
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