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Massive Resistance

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Creator:Catsam, Derek C.
Title:Massive Resistance
Date:1951-1968
Description:

Entry on massive resistance, a policy adopted in 1956 by Virginia's state government to block the desegregation of public schools mandated Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. Includes photographs, a brief list of suggested readings, sound recordings, and a timeline.

Types:Text | Image | Sound | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966 | Stanley, Thomas B. (Thomas Bahnson), 1890-1970 | African Americans--Segregation--Virginia | Civil rights movements--Virginia | African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia | Education--Virginia | Segregation in education--Virginia | African Americans--Education | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Virginia | Virginia
Collection:Encyclopedia Virginia
Institution:Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Contributors:Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Online Publisher:Charlottesville, Va. : Virginia Foundation for the Humanities | 2011
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Massive_Resistance