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The African American Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma

Bibliography

Books:

Blee, Kathleen M. Women of the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920s. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.

Burke, Bob and Angela Monson. Roscoe Dunjee, Champion of Civil Rights. Edmond: University of Central Oklahoma Press, 1998.

Ellsworth, Scott. Death in a Promised Land: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1992.

Fisher, Ada Lois Sipuel. A Matter of Black and White: The Autobiography of Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996.

Franklin, Jimmie Lewis. The Blacks in Oklahoma. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980.

Franklin, Jimmie Lewis. Journey Toward Hope: A History of Blacks in Oklahoma. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1982.

Gubert, Betty Kaplan, Miriam Sawyer, and Caroline Fannin. Distinguished African Americans in Aviation and Space Science. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002.

Hart, Philip S. America's First Black Aviators. Minneapolis: First Avenue Editions, 1996. Luper, Clara. Behold the Walls. N.P.: Jim Wire, 1979.

Madigan, Tim. The Burning: Massacre, Destruction, and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2001. Teall, Kaye M. Black History in Oklahoma: A Resource Book. Oklahoma City Public Schools, 1971.

Journal Articles:

Graves, Carl R. "The Right to Be Served: Oklahoma City's Lunch Counter Sit-Ins, 1958-1964," The Chronicles of Oklahoma 59 (Summer 1981).

Levy, David W. "The Rise and Fall and Rise and Fall of Edwin 'Daddy' Debarr." The Chronicles of Oklahoma 3 (Fall 2010).

Online Sources:

"All Black Towns of Oklahoma Map." http://www.okhistory.org/historycenter/blacktowns/allblacktownsmap.php (accessed August 5, 2016).

Clark, Otis. Interview by John Erling, November 23, 2009. Voices of Oklahoma Oral History Series. http://www.voicesofoklahoma.com/interview/clark-otis/ (accessed August 5, 2016).

Fisher, Bruce. Interview by John Erling. July 2, 2015. Voices of Oklahoma Oral History Series. http://www.voicesofoklahoma.com/interview/sipuel-fisher-ada-lois/ (accessed August 5, 2016).

"Tulsa Race Riot: A Report by the Oklahoma Commission to Study the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921." (2001) http://www.okhistory.org/research/forms/freport.pdf (accessed September 26, 2012).

"Teaching Tolerance," Southern Poverty Law Center.http://www.tolerance.org/mix-it-up/what-is-mix (accessed November 27, 2012).

The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture:

Atkins, Hannah. "Franklin, John Hope," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture. http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=FR003 (accessed August 5, 2016).

Burton, Art T. "Reeves, Bass," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=RE020 (accessed August 5, 2016).

Decker, Stefanie Lee. "Atkins, Hannah Diggs," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=AT002 (accessed August 5, 2016).

Decker, Stefanie Lee. "Luper, Clara Shepard," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=LU005 (accessed August 5, 2016).

Decker, Stephanie. "Miles-LaGrange, Vicki," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=MI021 (accessed August 5, 2016).

Henry, Robert H., "Civil Rights Movement," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=CI010 (accessed September 25, 2012).

Smallwood, James M., "Segregation," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=SE006 (accessed September 25, 2012).

Everett, Dianna. "Edwards, Walter J.," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=ED012 (accessed August 5, 2016).

Everett, Dianna, "Lynching," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=LY001 (accessed September 25, 2012).

Everett, Dianna. "Pickett, William," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=PI003 (accessed August 5, 2016).

Franklin, Jimmie Lewis. "African Americans," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=AF003 (accessed August 5, 2016).

Glasrud, Bruce A. "Buffalo Soldiers," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and
Culture. http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=BU005 (accessed August 5, 2016).

Hall, Melvin C. "Fisher, Ada Lois Sipuel," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=FI009 (accessed August 5, 2016).

Laprarie, Michael. "Fields, Ernie," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=FI003 (accessed August 5, 2016).

O'Dell, Larry, "Ku Klux Klan," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=KU001 (accessed September 25, 2012).

O'Dell, Larry, "Porter, Edward Melvin," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=PO017 (accessed August 03, 2016).

Smallwood, James M., "NAACP in Oklahoma," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=NA001 (accessed September 25, 2012).

Taylor, Gordon O. "Ellison, Ralph Waldo," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History
and Culture. http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=EL009 (accessed August 5, 2016).

Thompson, John H. L., "Dunjee, Roscoe," The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture.
http://www.okhistory.org/publications/enc/entry.php?entry=DU007 (accessed September 25, 2012).

Film and Video:

Children of the Civil Rights
Documentary based on Clara Luper and her students' efforts to desegregate Oklahoma City, available for purchase here http://www.childrenofthecivilrightsfilm.com/

Freedom Riders
PBS Film https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcvsWXrS2PI

The Night Tulsa Burned
History Channel Film https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLwVxyD7A98

Struggle and Hope film series https://www.youtube.com/struggleandhope2016