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Black History Month

2013: At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington

Selected Books About the Emancipation Proclamation

Foner, Eric. 1988. Reconstruction: America's unfinished revolution, 1863-1877. 1st ed, The New American Nation series. New York: Harper & Row.  E668.F66 1988

 ———. 2010. The fiery trial: Abraham Lincoln and American slavery. 1st ed. New York: W. W. Norton & Co. Call number: E457.2.F66 2010.

 Franklin, John Hope. 1965. The Emancipation proclamation. Garden City, N.Y.  Call number: F453.F8 1965.

 Guelzo, Allen C. 2004. Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: the end of slavery in America. New York: Simon & Schuster. Call number: E453.G9 2004.

 Holzer, Harold. 2012. Emancipating Lincoln: the Proclamation in text, context, and memory. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.  Call number: E453.H644 2012.

 Holzer, Harold, Sara Vaughn Gabbard, and Lincoln Museum (Fort Wayne Ind.). 2007. Lincoln and freedom: slavery, emancipation, and the Thirteenth Amendment. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.  Call number: E457.2.L815 2007.

 Holzer, Harold, Edna Greene Medford, and Frank J. Williams. 2006. The Emancipation Proclamation: three views (social, political, iconographic), conflicting worlds. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. Call number: E453.H645 2006.

 Klingaman, William K. 2001. Abraham Lincoln and the road to emancipation, 1861-1865. New York: Viking. Call number:  E457.2.K57 2001.

 Masur, Louis P. Lincoln's Hundred Days: the Emancipation Proclamation and the war for the union.  Call number: E453.M266 2012.

 Nichols, Roy F. 1961. The stakes of power, 1845-1877, The Making of America. New York: Hill and Wang. Call number: E415.7.N5.

 Vorenberg, Michael. 2001. Final freedom: the Civil War, the abolition of slavery, and the Thirteenth Amendment, Cambridge historical studies in American law and society. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Call number: E453.V67 2001.

Selected Books about the March on Washington

Euchner, Charles C. 2010. Nobody turn me around: a people's history of the 1963 march on Washington. Boston: Beacon Press. Call Number:  F200.E934 2010

Garfinkel, Herbert. 1969. When Negroes march; the March on Washington Movement in the organizational politics for FEPCStudies in American Negro life. New York: Atheneum. Call Number: E185.61.G23 

Gates, Henry Louis. 2011. Life upon these shores: looking at African American history, 1513-2008. 1st ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Call Number:  E185.G27 2011

Hansen, Drew D. 2003. The dream: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the speech that inspired a nation. 1st ed. New York: Ecco. Call Number:  E185.97.K5 H273 2003

Haskins, James. 1993. The March on Washington. 1st ed. New York: HarperCollins. Call Number:  Juvenile collection F200.H35 1993

Jones, Clarence B., and Stuart Connelly. 2011. Behind the dream: the making of the speech that transformed a nation. 1st ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Call Number:  E185.97.K5 J576 2011

Sundquist, Eric J. 2009. King's dream: the legacy of Martin Luther King's I Have a Dream SpeechIcons of America. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Call Number:  E185.97.K5 S864 2009

Sunnemark, Fredrik. 2004. Ring out freedom!: the voice of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the making of the civil rights movement. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Call Number: E185.97.K5 S866 2004

Photos from exhibit