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Politics, Suffrage, and Civil Rights

Abramowitz, Jack, "The Negro in the Agrarian Revolt," Agricultural History 24, no. 1 (January, 1950).

"Ada Anderson, MEd '65, Life Member," Alcalde 95, no. 2 (November/December, 2006).

Adkins, John. LBJ and the Southern Negro's Right to Vote: An Analysis of Senatorial and Presidential Papers. (Austin: [s. n.] 1973).

Altman, Linda J. Barbara Jordan: Keeping Faith. (St. Paul, MN: EMC Corp., 1978).

Anderson, Terry H. The Pursuit of Fairness: A History of Affirmative Action. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004).

Andrews, Gregg, "Black Working-Class Political Activism and Biracial Unionism: Galveston Longshoremen in Jim Crow Texas, 1919-1921," The Journal of Southern History 74, no. 3 (August, 2008).

Asbury, Doris T. Negro Participation in the Primary and General Elections in Texas(Boston [Thesis, Boston University] 1951).

Avra, Walter D. Segregation, Integration, and Our Constitution. (Houston, 1958).

Badger, Joseph, "Turning Points in History: The Barbara Jordan Story," Texas Historian 61, no. 4 (May, 2001).

Banks, Melvin J. The Pursuit of Equality: The Movement for First Class Citizenship among Negroes in Texas, 1920–1950. (Syracuse, NY: [Dissertation, Syracuse University] 1962).

"Barbara Charline Jordan: The First African American Woman Elected to Congress from Texas," in Gill, LaVerne M., African American Women in Congress: Forming and Trans-forming History. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1997).

A Barbara Jordan Memorial: Frank Erwin Center, University of Texas at Austin, January 28, 1996. [videorecording] (Austin: The University, 1996).

Barbee, Lorene, "Big Spring Independent School District Desegregation," Permian Historical Annual 27 (December, 1987).

Barr, Alwyn, "The Input of Race in Shaping Texas Judicial Districts, 1876–1907," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 108, no. 4 (April, 2005).

Baxter, Amanda C. Women Activists in the Civil Rights Movement at the University of Texas at Austin. (Austin: [Senior Honors Thesis, University of Texas at Austin] 1997).

Behnken, Brian D., "The 'Dallas Way': Protest, Response, and the Civil Rights Experience in Big D and Beyond," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 111, no. 1 (July, 2007).

Beil, Gail K., "Melvin B. Tolson: Texas Radical," East Texas Historical Journal 40, no. 1 (2002).

Berger, Morroe. Equality by Statute; the Revolution in Civil Rights. Rev. ed. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1967).

"Bernice Bell Jordan and the '50s," Nova 24, no. 1 (September, 1988).

Botson, Michael R., Jr. Labor, Civil Rights, and the Hughes Tool Company. (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 2005).

Bourgeois, Christie L., "Stepping Over Lives: Lyndon Johnson, Black Texans, and the National Youth Administration," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 91, no. 2 (October, 1987).

Bowers, Detine. The Core of James Farmer. (Stevens Point, WI: Arcadian Press, 2003).

Broyles, William, Jr., "The Making of Barbara Jordan," in Texas Monthly on … Texas Women. From the editors of Texas Monthly. Introd. by Evan Smith. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006).

Brewer, J. Mason. Negro Legislators of Texas and their Descendants; a History of the Negro in Texas Politics from Reconstruction to Disenfranchisement. (Austin: Jenkins Pub. Co., 1970, c1935).

Brice, Donaly E., and John C. Barron. An Index to the 1867 Voters' Registration of Texas. (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 2000). CD-ROM, including lists of newly-freed slaves.

Brief of the States of Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina,, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents, Heman Marion Sweatt, Petitioner, v. Theophilus Shickel Painter, et al [Respondents] On a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of the State of Texas. [Raleigh, NC: The Graphic Press, 1950?]

Brooks, Thomas R. Walls Come Tumbling Down: A History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1940-1970. (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1974).

Brown, Gary. Texas Gulag: The Chain Gang Years, 1875–1925. (Plano, TX: Republic of Texas Press, 2002).

Brown, Norman D. Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921–1928. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1984).

Bryant, Ira B. Barbara Charline Jordan: From the Ghetto to the Capitol. (Houston: D. Armstrong Co., 1977).

Bryson, Conrey. Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and the White Primary. (El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1974).

Bunche, Ralph J. The Political Status of the Negro in the Age of FDR. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973).

Burges, Austin E. What Price Integration? (Dallas: American Guild Press, 1956).

Burr, Beverly. History of Student Activism at the University of Texas at Austin, 1960–1988. (Student paper, University of Texas, 1988).

Burrow, Rachel N., "Juanita Craft: Desegregating the State Fair of Texas," Legacies; a History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas 16, no. 1 (Spring, 2004).

Calvert, Robert., "The Civil Rights Movement in Texas," in The Texas Heritage. 4. ed. Ben Proctor & Archie McDonald, eds. (Wheeling, IL: Harlan Davidson, 2003).

Campbell, Lauren S., "I Am an American Too: One Man's Struggle for Equal Education," Texas Historian 57, no. 1 (September, 1996). [Heman Sweatt]

Carleton, Don E., "Dallas in Black and White," Texas Highways 46, no. 2 (February, 1999).

Carleton, Ronnie P. Williams v. City of Dallas: Campaign Costs in At-Large Districts as a Factor in Proving Voter Dilution Claims. (1992) Repr. from George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal 2, no. 2 (1992)]

Cantrell, Gregg. Feeding the Wolf: John B. Rayner and the Politics of Race, 1850–1918. Wheeling, IL: Harlan Davidson, 2001).

__________, "John B. Rayner: A Study in Black Populist Leadership," in The African American Experience in Texas: An Anthology. Ed. by Bruce A. Glasrud and James M. Smallwood. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2007).

__________, and D. Scott Burton, "Texas Populists and the Failure of Biracial Politics," Journal of Southern History 55, no. 4 (November, 1989).

Casdorph, Paul D., "Norris Wright Cuney and Texas Republican Politics, 1883–1896," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 68, no. 4 (April, 1965).

__________. Republicans, Negroes, and Progressives in the South, 1912–1916. (University, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1981).

"Christia Adair: Civil Rights Crusader," in Mary Beth Rogers, Sherry A. Smith, and Janell D. Scott, We Can Fly: Stories of Katherine Stinson and Other Gutsy Texas Women. Drawings by Charles Shaw. (Austin: Ellen C. Temple, publisher, in cooperation with the Texas Foundation for Women's Resources, 1983).

Clark, Vince, "Abner McCall and Civil Rights: The Integration of Baylor University," Texas Baptist History: The Journal of the Texas Baptist Historical Society 20 (2000).

Clubock, Alfred, John De Grove, and Charles Farris, "The Manipulated Negro Vote: Preconditions and Consequences," in Leiserson, Avery, ed., The American South in the 1960s. With an introd. by Alexander Heard. (New York: Praeger, 1964).

Coburn, Jessica, "A Man on a Mission: The Revolutionary Path of Dr. James Farmer," Texas Historian 63, no. 3 (February, 2003).

Cooper, Janis, "Frontiers in History: The Heman Sweatt Story," Texas Historian 62, no. 1 (September, 2001).

Cox, Patrick, "'Nearly a Statesman': LBJ and Texas Blacks in the 1948 Election," Social Science Quarterly 74, no. 2 (June, 1993).

Crawford, Ann Fears. Barbara Jordan: Breaking the Barriers. (Houston: Halcyon Press, Ltd., 2003).

Cronin, Mary M., "C. F. Richardson and the Houston Informer’s Fight for Racial Equality in the 1920s," American Journalism: A Journal of Media History 23, no. 3 (Summer 2006).

Crouch, Barry A., "Hesitant Recognition: Texas Black Politicians, 1865–1900," East Texas Historical Journal 31, no. 1 (1993).

Cullen, James, and Carol Countryman, "The Dividing Line: Police vs. Blacks in East Texas," Texas Observer 84, no. 12 (June 19, 1992).

Cuney-Hare, Maude. Norris Wright Cuney, a Tribune of the Black People. [Facsim. ed.] Introd. by Robert C. Cotner. (Austin: Steck-Vaughn, 1968).

Curtin, Mary Ellen, "Reaching for Power: Barbara C. Jordan and Liberals in the Texas Legislature, 1966–1972," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 108, no. 2 (October, 2004).

Curtis, Tom, "Guilty Until Proven Innocent," Texas Monthly 15, no. 9 (September, 1987). [Clarence Bradley case]

Cuthbertson, Gilbert, "The Jaybird-Woodpecker War," Texana 10, no. 4 (Fall 1972).

Daniel, Pete, "African American Farmers and Civil Rights," Journal of Southern History 73, no. 1 (February, 2007).

Davidson, Chandler. Biracial Politics: Conflict and Coalition in the Metropolitan South. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1972). [Houston]

__________. Race and Class in Texas Politics. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1990).

De Graaf, Lawrence B., "Significant Steps on an Arduous Path: The Impact of World War II on Discrimination against African Americans in the West," Journal of the West 35, no. 1 (January, 1996).

Decker, Stefanie, "Women in the Civil Rights Movement: Juanita Craft [1902–1985] Versus the Dallas Elite," East Texas Historical Journal 39 (Spring, 2001).

Degener, Edward. The Minority Report, in Favor of Extending the Right of Suffrage, with Certain Limitations, to All Men without Distinction of Race or Color. Made in the Texas Reconstruction Convention, by E. Degener. (Austin: Southern Intelligencer Office, 1866).

Dittmer, John, George C. Wright, and W. Marvin Dulaney. Essays on the American Civil Rights Movement. Introd. by Clayborne Carson. Ed. by W. Marvin Dulaney and Kathleen Underwood. (College Station: Published for the University of Texas at Arlington by Texas A & M University Press, 1993).

Doyle, Judith Kaaz. An Ironic Crusade: Maury Maverick, San Antonio Politics, and the Black Political Machine, 1938–1941. (Austin: [Thesis, University of Texas at Austin] 1982).

Draper, Alan. Conflict of Interests: Organized Labor and the Civil Rights Movement in the South, 1954–1968. (Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, 1994).

Du Bois, W. E. B. Black Reconstruction: An Essay Toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860–1880. (New York: S. A. Russell, 1956, c1935). Repr. Of 1935 ed.

Dugger, Ronnie, "Unforgivable Indifference," Texas Observer 81, no. 25 (December 29, 1989).

Dulaney, W. Marvin, "The Progressive Voters League: A Political Voice for African Americans," in Dallas Reconsidered: Essays in Local History. Michael V. Hazel, ed. (Dallas: Three Forks Press, 1995).

"Eddie Bernice Johnson: The Texan Who Charted a New Course for Dallas," in Gill, LaVerne M., African American Women in Congress: Forming and Transforming History. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1997).

Egerton, John. Speak Now Against the Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South. (New York: Knopf, 1994).

The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America. Ed. David Bradley and Shelley Fisher Fishkin. 3v. (Almonk, NY: Sharpe Reference, 1998).

Enstam, Elizabeth Y., "The Dallas Equal Suffrage Association, Political Style, and Popular Culture: Grassroots Strategies of the Woman Suffrage Movement, 1913–1919," Journal of Southern History 68, no. 4 (November, 2002).

Evidence in the Cases of the United States v. J. Q. Yarborough, M. C. Pickett, M. V. Deaderick, before United States Commissioner C. E. Warren, at Austin, November 19th to 25th, 1878. (Navasota: "Tablet" Book and Job Printing Office,1878).

Fairbanks, J. David, and Gail S. M. Evans, "A Comparison of Civic Club Activity in Houston's Majority and Minority Communities," Texas Journal of Political Studies 14, no. 1 (Fall/Winter, 1991/92).

Farmer, James. Lay Bare the Heart: An Autobiography of the Civil Rights Movement. (New York: Arbor House, 1985).

Feagin, Joe R., and Harlan Hahn, "The Second Reconstruction: Black Political Strength in the South," Social Science Quarterly 51, no. 1 (June, 1970).

Ferguson, John, "The Black Caucus," Texas Observer 65, no. 5 (March 16, 1973).

The Fifth Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights, the University of Texas at Austin, April 4, 1991. [videorecording] (Austin: The University of Texas at Austin, 1991). 2 tapes

Finkle, Lee, "The Conservative Aims of Militant Rhetoric: Black Protest during World War II," Journal of American History 60, no. 3 (December, 1973).

Foley, Neil, "Black, White, and Brown," Journal of Southern History 70, no. 2 (May, 2004). [Brown v. Board of Education]

Frear, Yvonne D., "Generation versus Generation: African Americans in Texas Remember the Civil Rights Movement," in Lone Star Pasts: Memory and History in Texas. Ed. by Gregg Cantrell and Elizabeth Hayes Turner. Foreword by W. Fitzhugh Brundage. (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 2007).

Gaither, Gerald. "Blacks and the Southern Farmers' Alliance Movement," East Texas Historical Journal 14, no. 1 (1976).

Garfinkel, Herbert. When Negroes March; the March on Washington Movement in the Organization of Politics for FEPC. With a new introd. By Lewis M. Killian. (New York: Atheneum, 1969, c1959).

Gillette, Michael L., "Blacks Challenge the White University," in The Texas Book: Profiles, History, and Reminiscences of the University. Ed. by Richard A. Holland. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006). Also published in Southwestern Historical Quarterly (October 1982)

__________, "Heman Marion Sweatt: Civil Rights Plaintiff," in Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times. Ed. by Alwyn Barr and Robert A. Calvert. (Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1981).

__________. The NAACP in Texas, 1937–1957(Austin: [Thesis, University of Texas] 1984).

__________, "The Rise of the NAACP in Texas," in The African American Experience in Texas: An Anthology. Ed. by Bruce A. Glasrud and James M. Smallwood. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2007).

__________, "The Rise of the NAACP in Texas," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 81, no. 4 (April, 1978).

Glasrud, Bruce, "Black Texas Improvement Efforts, 1879–1929: Migration, Separation, Nationalism," Journal of South Texas 14, no. 2 (Fall, 2001).

__________, "Blacks and Texas Politics During the Twenties," Red River Valley Historical Review 7, no. 2 (Spring, 1982).

__________, "Early Black Nationalist Movements in Texas," Journal of Big Bend Studies 11 (1999).

__________, "Enforcing White Supremacy in Texas, 1900–1910," Red River Valley Historical Review 4, no. 4 (Fall, 1979).

__________, "William M. McDonald: Business and Fraternal Leader," in Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times. Ed. by Alwyn Barr and Robert A. Calvert. (Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1981).

__________, and Laurie Champion, "A House Divided: Short Stories and the Civil Rights Movement in the West," Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas 31 (October, 2000).

Goldstone, Dwonna, N. Integrating the 40 Acres: The Fifty Year Struggle for Racial Equality at the University of Texas. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006).

Goodwyn, Lawrence C. "Populist Dreams and Negro Rights: East Texas as a Case Study," American Historical Review 76, no. 5 (December, 1971).

Goswami, Nirmal, "The Impact of Electoral Structure on School District Students: With Special Reference to Minority Students," Texas Journal of Political Studies 14, no. 2 (Spring/Summer, 1992).

Gower, Patricia E., "The Price of Exclusion: Dallas Municipal Policy and Its Impact on African Americans," East Texas Historical Journal 39 (Spring, 2001).

Green, Ann, "Number 634," Texas Observer 81, no. 25 (December 29, 1989).

Gulley, Steve D. M. M. Rodgers, the Politician, 1877–1909. (Prairie View: [Thesis, Prairie View A & M College] 1955).

Harvey, James C. Black Civil Rights during the Johnson Administration. (Jackson, MS: University and College Press of Mississippi, 1973).

Hawthorne, Bobby, "The University Interscholastic League and the Integration of Texas High School Athletics," in The Texas Book: Profiles, History, and Reminiscences of the University. Ed. by Richard A. Holland. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006).

Haynes, Robert, "Black Houstonians and the White Democratic Primary, 1920–1945," in Francisco A. Rosales and Barry J. Kaplan, eds., Houston: A Twentieth Century Urban Frontier. (Port Washington, NY: Kennicat Press, 1983).

Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights (1st: 1987: University of Texas at Austin). The Inaugural Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights, the University of Texas at Austin, April 9-10, 1987: program. (Austin: University of Texas at Austin, 1987).

Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights (2nd: 1988: University of Texas at Austin). The Second Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights: "The African American Experience, Legal and Political Perspectives," The University of Texas at Austin, April 14–15, 1988: (program). (Austin: The University, 1988).

Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights (3rd: 1989: University of Texas at Austin). The Third Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights, the University of Texas at Austin, March 31, 1989 [videorecording]. 3 videocassettes. (Austin: The University, 1989).

Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights (5th: 1991: University of Texas at Austin). The Fifth Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights, the University of Texas at Austin, April 4, 1991 [videorecording]. 2 videocassettes. (Austin: The University of Texas at Austin, 1991).

Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights (6th: 1992: University of Texas at Austin). The Sixth Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights: "1992, a Sense of Origins, the African Global Presence," the University of Texas at Austin, April 2-3, 1992 [program]. (Austin: The University, 1992).

Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights (11th: 1997: University of Texas at Austin). The Eleventh Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights: "Heroes in Action: Building a Community of Respect and Dignity," the University of Texas at Austin, Friday, April 18, 1997 [program]. (Austin: The University, 1997).

Hill, Herbert, and Jack Greenberg. Citizen's Guide to Desegregation: A Study of Social and Legal Change in America. (Boston: Beacon Press, 1955).

Hine, Darlene Clark. Black Victory: The Rise and Fall of the White Primary in Texas. (Prairie View: [Thesis, Prairie View A & M College] 1945). Reprinted by KTO Press, Millwood, NY, 1979.

__________, "The Elusive Ballot: The Black Struggle Against the Texas Democratic White Primary, 1932-1945," in The African American Experience in Texas: An Anthology. Ed. by Bruce A. Glasrud and James M. Smallwood. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2007).

__________., "The Elusive Ballot: The Black Struggle Against the Texas Democratic White Primary, 1932–1945," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 81, no. 4 (April, 1978).

Hinze, Virginia N. Norris Wright Cuney. (Houston: [Thesis, Rice University] 1965).

Hirczy, Wolfgang, "The Texas Equal Rights Amendment: Twenty Years and a Few Surprises Later," Texas Journal of Political Studies 16, no. 1 (Fall, 1993).

Holloway, Harry. The Negro and the Vote: The Case of Texas. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1961).

Holmes, William F., "The Demise of the Colored Farmers' Alliance," Journal of Southern History 41, no. 2 (May, 1975).

Houston, Ramona A. African Americans, Mexican Americans, and Anglo Americans and the Desegregation of Texas, 1946–1957. (Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Dissertation Services, 2002).

__________. The Texas Reaction to Desegregation: An Annotated Bibliography of the Houston Post, May 18, 1954–June 30, 1957. (Austin?, 1995).

Hughes, Lynn, "The Sociological Impact of Sweatt v. Painter," Touchstone 5 (1986).

Humble, Berenda J., "Farmer before King," Texas Historian 52, no. 1 (September, 1991). [James L. Farmer]

The Inaugural Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights, the University of Texas at Austin, April 9 and 10, 1987. [videorecording] (Austin: University of Texas at Austin, 1987). 3 tapes.

Johnson, Linda C. Barbara Jordan, Congresswoman. (New York: Blackbirch Press/Rosen Pub. Group, 1990).

Johnson, Ozie H. The Price of Freedom. (Houston, 1954).

Johnson, Thelma, "Norris Wright Cuney," Texas Historian 26, no. 1 (September, 1965).

Jones, Laurence F., Edward C. Olson, and Delbert A. Taebel, "Change in African-American Representation on Texas City Councils: 1980–1993," Texas Journal of Political Studies 18, no. 2 (Spring/Summer, 1996).

Jordan, Barbara. The Barbara Jordan Reader: An Educational Pamphlet Produced for the Exhibition, "Barbara Jordan: Freedom Medalist and Texas Treasure," at the Capitol Complex Visitors Center, January 12-June 19, 1995. (Austin: The Center, 1995).

__________. Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007).

Kellar, William Henry. Make Haste Slowly: Moderates, Conservatives, and School Desegregation in Houston. (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1999).

Kibbe, Tina M., "School Desegregation in Port Arthur: The Battle between the Community, the Board, and the Justice Department," East Texas Historical Journal 44, no. 2 (2006).

Kotz, Nick. Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Laws That Changed America. (New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 2005).

Kotz, Nick, and Mary Lynn Kotz. A Passion for Equality: George A. Wiley and the Movement. (New York: Norton, 1979, c1977).

Kousser, J. Morgan. The Shaping of Southern Politics: Suffrage Restriction and the Establishment of the One-Party South, 1800–1910. (New Haven, CN: Yale University Press, 1974).

Kuhlman, Martin, "Direct Action at the University of Texas During the Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1965," in The African American Experience in Texas: An Anthology. Ed. by Bruce A. Glasrud and James M. Smallwood. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2007).

__________, "Direct Action at the University of Texas During the Civil Rights Move-ment, 1960-1965," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 98, no. 4 (April, 1995).

Kuhr, Nancy Jane N. Segregated Public Schools in Texas, 1876–1940. (Austin: [Thesis, University of Texas at Austin] 1971).

Ladino, Robyn D. Desegregating Texas Schools: Eisenhower, Shivers, and the Crisis at Mansfield High. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996).

Lawson, Steven F. Running for Freedom: Civil Rights and Black Politics in America since 1941. (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1991).

Laycock, Douglas, "Desegregation, Affirmative Action, and the Ten-Percent Law," in The Texas Book: Profiles, History, and Reminiscences of the University. Ed. by Richard A. Holland. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006).

Lee, Sheila Jackson (with Evan Smith), “Sheila Jackson Lee,” Texas Monthly 37, no. 1 (January, 2009). [Congresswoman from Texas]

Lewinson, Paul, "The Negro in the White Class and Party Struggle," Southwestern Political and Social Science Quarterly 8, no. 4 (March, 1928).

Lugger, Eric. Dean Charles T. McCormick and the Case of Sweatt v. Painter. (Austin, 1996). Research paper.

MLK Dedication Lectures [videorecording]. Jeffrey and Anna Koh-Varilla, Flip Schulke. (Austin, 1999) [Martin Luther King, Jr., statue at UT-Austin]

MLK Statue Unveiling Ceremony: Student March [videorecording]. (Austin, 1999).

MLK Statue Dedication News Coverage: 9-29-99: Austin Local Stations [videorecording]. (Austin, 1999).

McCorkle, Gerald S., "Busing Comes to Dallas Schools," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 111, no. 3 (January, 2008).

McNeely, Dave, "Strange Bedfellow," Houston City 5, no. 12 (December, 1981). [State Rep. Craig Washington]

Malone, Ann Patton, "Matt Gaines: Reconstruction Politician," in Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times. Ed. by Alwyn Barr and Robert A. Calvert. (Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1981).

Matthews, Donald R., and James W. Prothro, "Southern Images of Political Parties: An Analysis of White and Negro Attitudes," in Leiserson, Avery, ed., The American South in the 1960s. With an introd. by Alexander Heard. (New York: Praeger, 1964).

Meier, August, and Elliott Rudwick, "Attorneys Black and White: A Case Study of Race Relations within the NAACP," Journal of American History 62, no. 4 (March, 1976).

__________. CORE: a Study in the Civil Rights Movement, 1942–1968. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1973).

__________, "How CORE Began," Social Science Quarterly 49, no. 4 (March, 1969).

Miller, Laura, "The Hustler," D Magazine 18, no. 3 (March, 1991). [John Wiley Price]

Miller, Worth R., and Stacy G. Ulbig, "Building a Populist Coalition in Texas, 1892-1896," Journal of Southern History 74, no. 2 (May, 2008).

Mills, Kenneth, "Voting Rights in Texas," Touchstone 4 (1985).

Minchin, Timothy J., Making Best Use of the New Laws: The NAACP and the Fight for Civil Rights in the South, 1965-1975,” The Journal of Southern History 74, no. 3 (August, 2008).

Mohai, Paul, "Environmental Justice or Analytic Justice? Reexamining Historical Hazardous Waste Landfill Siting Patterns in Metropolitan Texas," Social Science Quarterly 77, no. 3 (September, 1996).

Moldovan, Russell. Martin Luther King, Jr.: An Oral History of His Religious Witness and His Life. (San Francisco: International Scholars, 1999).

Morgan, Ruth P. Governance by Decree: The Impact of the Voting Rights Act in Dallas. (Lawrence, KN: University Press of Kansas, 2004).

Moseley, John M. The Merchant and the Poor: A Research Design for Investigating the Consumer Practices and Attitudes of Low-Income Negroes. (Austin: [Thesis, University of Texas] 1968).

Muse, Benjamin. Ten Years of Prelude: The Story of Integration since the Supreme Court’s 1954 Decision. (New York: Viking Press, 1964).

Nash, A. E. Keir, "The Texas Supreme Court and Trial Rights of Blacks, 1845–1860," Journal of American History 58, no. 3 (December, 1971).

Nieman, Donald G., "Black Political Power and Criminal Justice: Washington County, Texas, 1868–1884," Journal of Southern History 55, no. 3 (August, 1989).

No Apologies: Texas Radicals Celebrate the '60s. Ed. by Daryl Janes. Foreword by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson. (Austin: Eakin Press, 1992). [Linda Lewis, Velma Roberts, Ruby Williams]

Obadele-Starks, Ernest M. B., "Ralph Yarborough of Texas and the Road to Civil Rights," East Texas Historical Journal 32, no. 1 (1994).

__________, "Unswayed in the Storm: John Tower, the South, and Civil Rights," Texas Journal of Political Studies 17, no. 1 (Fall/Winter, 1995).

O'Daniel, W. Lee. The Communist Civil Rights Congress and President Truman's Committee on Civil Rights: Speech of Hon. W. Lee O'Daniel of Texas, in the Senate of the United States … (Washington: G. P. O., 1948).

Osborn, William S., "Curtains for Jim Crow: Law, Race, and the Texas Railroads," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 105, no. 3 (January, 2002).

Parker, Kenneth N., "The Politics of Race and the 1957 Houston Mayoral Campaign: Oscar Holcombe’s Last Hurrah," Houston Review 6, no. 2 (1984).

Patterson, Kent, "Rainbow Warriors: The Green Movement Opens to Blacks and Browns," Texas Observer 83, no. 10 (May 17, 1991).

Payne, Darwin. Quest for Justice: Louis A. Bedford, Jr., and the Struggle for Equal Rights in Texas. Foreword by W. Marvin Dulaney. Afterword by Amilcar Shabazz. (Dallas: Southern Methodist Univerity Press, 2009).

Peeples, Matthew, "Creating Political Authority: The Role of the Antebellum Black Press in the Political Mobilization of African Americans," Journalism History 34, no. 2 (Summer, 2008).

Perman, Michael. Struggle for Mastery: Disenfranchisement in the South, 1888–1908. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2001).

Perry, Douglas G. Black Populism: The Negro in the People's Party in Texas. (Prairie View [Thesis, Prairie View A & M College] 1945).

Pitre, Merline, "Black Houstonians and the ‘Separate but Equal’ Doctrine: Carter W. Wesley versus Lula B. White," in The African American Experience in Texas: An Anthology. Ed. by Bruce A. Glasrud and James M. Smallwood. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2007).

__________, "Black Houstonians and the 'Separate but Equal' Doctrine: Carter W. Wesley versus Lula B. White," Houston Review 12, no. 1 (1990).

__________, "Building and Selling the NAACP: Lulu White as an Organizer and Mobilizer," East Texas Historical Journal 39, no. 1 (2001).

__________. In Struggle against Jim Crow: Lulu B. White and the NAACP, 1900–1957. (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1998)

__________, "Richard Allen: The Chequered Career of Houston's First Black State Legislator," Houston Review 8, no. 2 (1986).

__________. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: The Black Leadership of Texas, 1868–1900. (Austin: Eakin Press, 1985).

Police Practices in Houston, Texas: A Staff Report Prepared for the United States Commission on Civil Rights, in Houston, Texas, September 11 and 12, 1979. (Washington, DC: The Commission, 1979).

Rabinowitz, Howard N. Race Relations in the Urban South, 1865–1890. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1980).

Rainey, Amber. Debating This Question of Impeachment: Rep. Barbara Jordan: Jordan's American Gift. (Austin: Publ. by the Author, 1995).

Reid, Tom, "The Case of Archie Washington," Texas Gulf Historical & Biographical Record 38 (November, 2002). [Orange, TX]

Roberts, Naurice. Barbara Jordan, the Great Lady from Texas. (Chicago: Children’s Press, 1984).

Robertson, Robert J., "Congressman Jack Brooks, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Desegregation of Public Accommodations and Facilities in Southeast Texas: A Preliminary Inquiry," Texas Gulf Historical and Biographical Record 35 (November, 1999).

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