Keep on fighting : the life and civil rights legacy of Marian A. Spencer / Dorothy H. Christenson ; introduction by Mary E. Frederickson.

Author
Christenson, Dorothy H., 1938- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Athens : Ohio University Press, [2015]
Description
xix, 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-165) and index.
Contents
  • Part I. A remarkable family in twentieth-century Gallipolis, Ohio
  • The Alexander family
  • Education and voting
  • School days
  • Part II. Becoming a citizen activist
  • Cincinnati, another world
  • The University of Cincinnati
  • A lifetime partner
  • Marriage, family, and the YWCA
  • Homeownership, new part-time job
  • Woman's city club and fellowship house
  • Part III. Family life
  • New career
  • Family values and celebrations
  • Family travels; at home and abroad
  • Fox Lake
  • Personal journeys
  • Part IV. Desegregation suits and continuing battles
  • Coney Island
  • School segregation
  • Cincinnati City Council
  • Fair housing
  • Reproductive rights
  • Voting rights
  • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
ISBN
  • 9780821421710 ((hc ; : alk. paper))
  • 0821421719 ((hc ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780821421949 ((pb ; : alk. paper))
  • 0821421948 ((pb ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2015013623
OCLC
906447725
Other standard number
  • 40025241978
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