The Resource Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977, Houston Bryan Roberson, (electronic resource/)

Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977, Houston Bryan Roberson, (electronic resource/)

Label
Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977
Title
Fighting the good fight
Title remainder
the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977
Statement of responsibility
Houston Bryan Roberson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Dexter Avenue King Memorial Church played an important role in the Civil Rights movement-it was the backbone of the Montgomery bus boycott, which served as a model for other grassroots demonstrations and which also propelled Martin Luther King, Jr. into the national spotlight. Roberson chronicles five generations in the life of this congregation. He uses it as a lens through which to explore how the church functioned as a formative social, cultural, and political institution within a racially fractured and continually shifting cultural and civil landscape. Roberson highlights some
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
286.1/76147
Index
index present
LC call number
BX6480.M6
LC item number
R63 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977, Houston Bryan Roberson, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://massasoit.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&authtype=cookie%2Cip%2Ccpid&custid=massas&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=649768
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Called to freedom, 1865-1905 -- Workers that needeth not be ashamed, 1905-1916 -- Waiting for a new day, 1916-1948 -- A prophet hath been among them, 1948-1954 -- The substance of things hoped for, 1954-1960 -- Still a plentiful harvest, 1960-1977
Control code
ocn860710832
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
528990
Label
Fighting the good fight : the story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977, Houston Bryan Roberson, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://massasoit.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&authtype=cookie%2Cip%2Ccpid&custid=massas&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=649768
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Called to freedom, 1865-1905 -- Workers that needeth not be ashamed, 1905-1916 -- Waiting for a new day, 1916-1948 -- A prophet hath been among them, 1948-1954 -- The substance of things hoped for, 1954-1960 -- Still a plentiful harvest, 1960-1977
Control code
ocn860710832
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
528990

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