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"Books and Films Needed for Mississippi Libraries"

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Title

"Books and Films Needed for Mississippi Libraries"

Description

A two page list sent by COFO of suggested books for Mississippi Freedom Summer Project applicants to bring and use for teaching.

Subject

Mississippi Freedom Project;
Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)

Creator

Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)

Source

MarkLevyCollection.Box2.Folder3

Publisher

Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

Date

c.1964

Date Created

2010-11-29

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JPEG

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456704 bytes
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Language

English

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Text

Spatial Coverage

Jackson (Miss.)
32.28748,-90.20171

Text

BOOKS AND FILMS NEEDED FOR MISSISSIPPI LIBRARIES
I. Reference books. All kinds. Especially good, collegiate dictionaries.
II. Negro History

A. General Survey
Russell Adams, Greet Negroes Past and Present. (Chicago: Afro-American Publish-
ing CO., 1953. $5.95)
*Herbert Aptheker (ed.), A Document Histoy of the Negro People in The United
States, (New York : 1951)
Lerone Bennett, Jr., Before the Mayflower. (Chicago: Johnson Publishing Co.,
1962. $5195
W.E.B. DuBois, Black Folk: Then and Now (New York, 1939). Probably unavailable,
except privately.
_________. Souls of Black Folk, paperback.
John Hope Franklin, From Slavery to Freedom: A Histoy of Amerian Negroes. (New
York: A.A. Knopf, 1947 .
Melville J. Herskovits, The Myth of the Negro's Past.(New York: l941).
Langston Hughes, A Pictorial History of the Ne People in the United States.
(New York: 1951)
J.W. Schulte Nordholt, The People That Walk in Darkness (New York, Ballantine
Books, 1960)
Saunders Reading, The Lonesome Road. (Garden City: 1958). paperback.
Carter G. Woodson, The Negra in Our History (Washington: 1947).
C. Venn Woodward, The Strange Career of Jim Crow
Richard Wright, Twelve Million Black Voices. (Unavailable except privately.)

B. African Culture and History
Basil Davidson, Black Mother
_______. The Lost Cities of Africa
W.E.B. DuBois, Black Folk Then and Now (see above)
The World and Africa (unavailable, except privately)
Jahnheinz John, Muntu
Jomo Kenyatta, Facing Mount Kenya (an anthropology book)
Kwame Nkrumah, Africa Must Unite 1963
Emma G. Sterne, The Long Blank Schooner. Story of the Amistad Mutiny
Immanuel Wallenstein, Africa the Politics of Independence. (New York, Vintage
Books, 1961). paperback

COFO Booklist, page 2

John A. Williams, Africa, Her History, Lands, and People, Told with Pictures.
(Cooper Square Publishers, New York, 1963) . paperback.
Carter Woodson, African Myths. Suitable for reading aloud

C. Books about the Negro in American History
Herbert Aptheker, Slave Revolts.
? Embree, American Negroes.
Merl R. Eppse, Elementary History of America.
Langston Hughes, The First Book of Negroes.
Jane D. Shackelford, Child's Story of the Negro.
Hildegarde H. Swift, North Star Shining.
Carter G. Woodson, Nego Makers of History.
W.E.B. DuBois, Black Reconstruction .
Carter G. Woodson, The Story of the Negro Retold.

D. Books about Famous People in Negro History
Arne. W. Bontemps, Frederick Douglass, Slave--Fighter--Freeman
______. The Story of George Washington Carver.
Benjamin Brawley, Negro Builders and Heroes.
Helen Buckler, Doctor Dan, Pioneer in American Surgery.
Elise P. Derricote, World Pictures of the Great.
The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass. Autobiograpny. Paperback
W.E.B. DuBois, John Brown. (Paperback)
Shirley Graham, Doctor George Washington Carver: Scientist (Messner, 1944)
_____. Jean Baptiste Pointe DeSable: Founder of Chicago.
_____. The Story of Phillis Wheatley
Langston Hughes, Famous Negro Heroes of America (Dodd, 1954)
Catherine Owens Peare, Mag McLeod Bethune.
Ann Petry, Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad. (Crowell, 1955)
Katherine Scherma, The Slave who Freed Haiti.

Original Format

Memorandum
Paper
8.5 x 11 inches (216 x 279 mm)

Citation

Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.), “"Books and Films Needed for Mississippi Libraries",” Queens College Civil Rights Archives, accessed October 21, 2018, http://archives.qc.cuny.edu/civilrights/items/show/90.

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