Bibliography of Civil Rights Era and Desegregation Resources

Available within the Harrison County Library System


Andrews, Kenneth T.  Freedom Is A Constant Struggle:  The Mississippi Civil Rights Movement and Its Legacy.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Bolton, Charles C..  The Hardest Deal of All: The Battle Over School Integration in Mississippi, 1870-1980.  Jackson, MS:  University Press of Mississippi, 2005.

Crespino, Joseph.  The Search of Another Country:  Mississippi and the Conservative Counterrevolution.  Princeton, NJ:  Princeton University Press, 2007.

Doyle, William.  An American Insurrection:  The Battle of Oxford, Mississippi, 1962.  New York:  Doubleday, 2001.

Etheridge, Eric.  Breach of Peace:  Portraits ofthe 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders.  New York:  Atlas & Co., 2008.

Fireside, Harvey.  The “Mississippi Burning” Civil Rights Murder Conspiracy Trial:  A Headline Court Case.  Berkeley Heights, NJ:  Enslow Publishers, 2002.

Houck, Davis W.  Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press.  Jackson:  University Press of Mississippi, 2008.

Klopfer, Susan.  The Emmett Till Book.  Mount Pleasant, IA:  Susan Klopfer, 2005.

Klopfer, Susan.  Where Rebels Roost:  Mississippi Civil Right Revisited.  Morrisville, NC:, 2006.

Mason, Gilbert R., M.D. with James Patterson Smith.  Beaches, Blood, and Ballots:  A Black Doctor’s Civil Rights Struggle.  Jackson,MS:  University of Mississippi     Press, 2000.

Newspaper Articles
Gulfport-Biloxi Daily Herald:
– “Racial Violence Erupts At Biloxi, Score Or More Hurt, Wounded,”25 April 1960
– “71 Are Arrested In Biloxi Wade-In,” 24 June 1963
– “Reverse Dismissal of 3 School Cases,” 14 February 1964
– “Integrate Peacefully At Biloxi,” 2 September 1965
– “Suit Seeks Redistrict In Hancock,” 2 September 1965
– “60 Negroes Registered In Gulfport,” 3 September 1965