|Click here to view the item|
|Title:||Juliette Hampton Morgan|
|Date:||2008 June 30|
Encyclopedia article about Juliette Hampton Morgan, a Montgomery librarian, who was a member of a small group of white liberal Southerners who advocated racial justice in the 1940s and 1950s, a time of great social and political upheaval in Alabama. In her letters to the editor of the Montgomery Advertiser, in essays, and in private correspondence with friends, family members, and colleagues, Morgan made some of the most insightful observations in the historical record about Montgomery's racial crises. She wrote as a seventh-generation Southerner, not as an outside agitator, and her work to eliminate racial segregation came with great personal sacrifice and at a high cost.
The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.
|Subjects:||Morgan, Juliette Hampton, 1914-1957 | Women social reformers--Alabama--Montgomery | Women librarians--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights workers--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Montgomery | White supremacy movements--Alabama--Montgomery | White Citizens councils--Alabama--Montgomery | Social change--Alabama--Montgomery | Women civil rights workers--Alabama--Montgomery | Intimidation--Alabama--Montgomery | Montgomery (Ala.) | Montgomery County (Ala.)|
|Collection:||Institution:||Encyclopedia of Alabama||Contributors:||Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project)||Online Publisher:||[Auburn, Ala.] : Alabama Humanities Foundation and Auburn University | 2008-06-30||Rights and Usage:|
All rights reserved. By downloading, printing, or otherwise using text, image, logo, audio and video files from this Web site, users agree that they will limit their use of such files for purposes permitted under the fair use doctrine and will not violate EOA's or any other party's proprietary rights. Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for noncommercial educational purposes. EOA content used for such purposes does not require express permission from EOA or the Alabama Humanities Foundation, which holds the copyrights for EOA content. All other uses require written permission from the Alabama Humanities Foundation. Permission requests may be submitted by email to: email@example.com or by mail to: Encyclopedia of Alabama, Attn.: Permissions, R.B. Draughon Library, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849.
Forms part of the Encyclopedia of Alabama.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/face/Article.jsp?id=h-1581|