New libraries acquire “James Meredith : Warrior and the America that Created Him”

jhNew libraries acquire “James Meredith : Warrior and the America that Created Him” this week

Bay Path University Hatch Library(1)

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Bay Path University, Longmeadow, MA

Lemoyne-Owen College
Hollis F. Price Library,
Memphis, TN 38126 United States

University of Massachusetts Amherst
W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Amherst, MA 01003 United States

Georgetown College
Anna Ashcraft Ensor Learning Resource Center, Georgetown, KY 40324 United States

Alabama A&M University Library
J. F. Drake Memorial Learning Resources Center, Normal, AL 35762 United States

Covenant College
Anna E. Kresge Memorial Library, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750 United States

Berry College
Memorial Library, Mt Berry, GA 30149 United States

St. Thomas University, Miami Gardens, FL 33054 United States

University of Nevada, Reno
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, Reno, NV

Happy Birthday James Meredith June 25, 1933-

James Meredith flierSecond Reconstruction icon James H. Meredith will celebrate his 82nd birthday June 25, 2015.

Luis Clavell, President, Library of Congress Chapter, Blacks in Government will honor James Meredith with the Daniel A.P. Murray Lifetime Achievement Award June 26, 2015.

Mr. Murray (1852-1925) was the first African American library assistant to serve at the Library of Congress. He was also an author, educator, and a historian.

Timeline of James Howard Meredith 1933-2015

JAMES MEREDITH: Warrior and the America that created him Hardback and Limited editions added to Library’s Special Collections

JAMES MEREDITH: Warrior and the America that created him Hardback and Limited editions added to Library’s Special Collections

James Meredith : warrior and the America that created him / Meredith Coleman McGee
Call Number LD3412.9 .M38 2013


 SPECIAL COLLECTIONS  LD3412.9 .M38 2013  Library Use Only
 SPECIAL COLLECTIONS  LD3412.9 .M38 2013  limited edition  Library Use Only

Author McGee, Meredith Coleman
Publication Information Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, 2013
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary “This book provides an honest look at the life and times of Civil Rights icon James Howard Meredith within the context of the America that created him and his generation”– Provided by publisher
Local Note One copy in Special Collections a “rare and collectable leather bound 1st printing – limited edition. 6 of 50”–Sticker inside front cover
Both copies in Scpecial Collections signed by McGee and Meredith
Subject Meredith, James, 1933-
University of Mississippi — Students — Biography
African American college students — Mississippi — Biography
University of Mississippi — History — 20th century
African Americans — Civil rights — Southern States — History — 20th century
Civil rights movements — Southern States — History — 20th century
United States — Race relations

WDSV 91.9 FM ‘OFF THE SHELF Meredith Coleman McGee

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
@11 AM

GUEST HOST: Mrs. Meredith Coleman McGee, author, poet, publisher, etc.

Mrs. McGee is a niece of James Meredith. Mr Meredith was the first African American to graduate from the University of Mississippi, aka Ole Miss.

Join us as Meredith talks about her family, Mr. Meredith’s role in desegregating Mississippi’s university system, and his trials and triumphs during this very trying time in our nation’s and southern history.

Meredith’s works include ‘James Meredith – Warrior and the America That Created Him’ and ‘Odyssey.’

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