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Partnerships and Suggested Readings

Community Partnerships

Montgomery Heritage Museum
119 West Jeff Davis Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104

Montgomery Friends of the Historic Voting Rights Trail
24 East Patton Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36105

Rufus A. Lewis Public Library
3095 Mobile Highway
Montgomery, AL 36108


Suggested Readings

  • Alabama Department of Archives and History. Alabama Moments. Montgomery, AL: Friends of the Archives. 1999.

  • Bailey, Richard. Neither Carpetbaggers Nor Scalawags. Montgomery, AL: Richard Bailey Publishers. 1995.

  • Bailey, Richard. They Too Call Alabama Home. Montgomery, AL: Pyramid Publishing, Inc. 1999.
  • Barnard, Hollinger F. Outside the Magic Circle: Biography of Virginia Foster Durr. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama
  • Branch, Taylor. Parting the Waters. New York, NY: Simon and Shuster. 1988.
  • Carson, Clayborne. In Struggle. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1981.
  • Daniels, Pearl. Portrait of Fred Gray. New York, NY: Vantage Press. 1975.
  • Forman, James. Sammy Younge Jr.: First Black College Student Killed in the Movement. New York, NY: Grove Press. 1968.
  • Graetz, Robert. White Preacher's Memoirs. Montgomery, AL: Black Belt Press. 1999.
  • Gray, Fred. Bus Ride to Justice. Montgomery, AL: Black Belt Press. 1995.
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr. Crusader: Without Violence. New York, NY: Harper and Brothers. 1959.
  • Leventhal, Willy S. Children Coming On. Montgomery, AL: Black Belt Press. 1998.
  • Levine, Ellen. Stories (Illustrated). New York, NY: Puffin Pub., Inc. 2001.
  • Morris, Aldon D. Origins of the Civil Rights Movement. New York, NY: MacMillan, Inc. 1986.
  • Reed, Gregory. Dear Mrs. Parks. New York, NY: Lee and Low Books. 1996.
  • Robinson" Jo Ann Gibson. The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Women Who Started It. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press. 1987.
  • Schulke, Flip. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Photo Essay (Introduction by Mrs. Coretta Scott King). New York, NY: Norton and Co., Inc. 1975.
  • Seay, Solomon S., Sr. I Was There By The Grace of God. Montgomery, AL: Education Foundation. 1990.
  • Southern Exposure. Stayed On Freedom. Raleigh, NC: Southern Exposure Press. Vol IV, #1. Spring 1981.
  • Southern Poverty Law Center. Free At Last: A History of the Civil Rights Move­ment and Those Who Died in the Struggle. Montgomery, AL:
  • The Civil Rights Education Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. 1980.
  • Wright, Roberta Hughes. The Birth of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Southfield, MI: Charro Book Co. 1991.