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Volma-- my journey

one man"s impact on the civil rights movement in Austin, Texas

by Carolyn L. Jones

  • 85 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Eakin Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Austin (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Austin
    • Subjects:
    • Overton, Volma.,
    • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -- Biography.,
    • African American civil rights workers -- Texas -- Austin -- Biography.,
    • Civil rights workers -- Texas -- Austin -- Biography.,
    • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Texas -- Austin -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Austin (Tex.) -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-253) and index.

      Statementby Carolyn L. Jones.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.A99 N46 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 265 p. :
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL351225M
      ISBN 10157168218X
      LC Control Number98010628

      The Volma Overton Papers, dated , are a combination of Austin branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) records and personal materials documenting Overton's personal life and interests. the book proposal for the biography Volma: My Journey; transcripts from a oral history interview with. The Journey Book is a feature that was added to Jamaa when ocean areas came out around October There is a Journey Book page for every land and ocean area except Jamaa Paradise Party and Call of the Alphas Party each have a Journey Book page as well. To complete the book, Jammers must find and click the specific organisms, objects, or features listed on the page for .

      Compiled by Ingrid Grant, MLS Collection Development Librarian March Introduction: The purpose of this research guide is to provide researchers, students, and the general public access to the print materials available in the African American Library at the Gregory School. This research guide is divided into 2 sections: Houston and Texas. The Texas section includes people and events that. Jones' book is both a biography of Overton and a history of desegregation in Austin. It is well-researched and well-written. While its contents are not as starkly shocking as the remembrances of the old slaves, "Volma" chronicles a journey that began after the Civil War and still continues.

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