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The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice / Patricia Bell-Scott.

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AHJ - Allendale Branch 973.91 BEL (Text) 30365100963330 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
AHJ - Hardeeville Branch 973.91 BEL (Text) 30365101194778 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library 973.917 Bell-Scot Patricia (Text) 22960001145431 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch B ROOSEVELT (Text) 0530005750652 Adult Biography Collection Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch B ROOSEVELT (Text) 0530005750661 Adult Biography Collection Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch B ROOSEVELT (Text) 0530005750670 Adult Biography Collection Available -
Chester - Main Library 973.917 BEL (Text) 35301007790653 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Colleton - Main Library 973.917 Bell-Scott, Patricia (Text) 3010299667 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Johnsonville Branch 92 Roosevelt (Text) 33172005913809 Adult Biography Available -
Florence - Lake City Branch 92 Roosevelt (Text) 33172005907967 Adult Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780679446521
  • Physical Description: xix, 454 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prelude: Camp Tera -- Taking aim at the White House -- Bumping up against the law, 1940-42 -- Making friends with the First Lady, 1942-44 -- Standing up to life's challenges, 1944-45 -- Fashioning new lives, 1945-52 -- Drawing closer as friends, 1952-55 -- Fighting for a just world, 1956-59 -- Lighting the path for new activists, 1959-62 -- Speaking truth to the end, 1963-85.
Summary, etc.:
Describes the unlikely friendship between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Pauli Murray, a granddaughter of a mixed race slave and a lesbian, who became a lawyer and civil rights pioneer, and the important work they each did, taking stands for justice and freedom.
Subject: Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 > Friends and associates.
Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985 > Friends and associates.
Episcopal Church > Clergy > Biography.
Women social reformers > United States > Biography.
Presidents' spouses > United States > Biography.
African American women civil rights workers > Biography.
African American feminists > Biography.
African American intellectuals > Biography.
Female friendship > United States.

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