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The Resource Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movement, by Rick Bowers

Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movement, by Rick Bowers

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Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movement
Title
Spies of Mississippi
Title remainder
the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movement
Statement of responsibility
by Rick Bowers
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Language
eng
Summary
In the 1950s and 1960s, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission compiled secret files on more than 87,000 private citizens in the most extensive state spying program in U.S. history. Its mission: to save segregation
Summary
In the 1950s and 1960s, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission compiled secret files on more than 87,000 private citizens in the most extensive state spying program in U.S. history. Its mission: to save segregation
Awards note
  • A Junior Library Guild selection
  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
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343571
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323.1196/0730762
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Intended audience
1290
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
E185.93.M6
LC item number
B69 2010
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1290
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 6
  • 10
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adolescent
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the true story of the spy agency that tried to destroy the Civil Rights movement
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Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movement, by Rick Bowers
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Note
"Text design by Eva Absher"--t.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-116) and index
Contents
Genesis -- Growing outrage, growing backlash -- "Bible" -- Pipeline -- Delta blues -- Death of a dream -- Savior of segregation -- Clandestine war -- Never, never land -- Overflowing the jails -- Battle for Ole Miss -- In the dead of the night -- Secret benefactor -- Agent X -- Marked men -- Magnolia curtain -- "Destroy this directive" -- What happened next -- Documents -- Bibliography -- Index -- Photo credits
Control code
5112498
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 120 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9781426305962
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009018944
Other physical details
ill.
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  • (OCoLC)ocn320187237
  • (OCoLC)320187237
Label
Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movement, by Rick Bowers
Publication
Note
"Text design by Eva Absher"--t.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-116) and index
Contents
Genesis -- Growing outrage, growing backlash -- "Bible" -- Pipeline -- Delta blues -- Death of a dream -- Savior of segregation -- Clandestine war -- Never, never land -- Overflowing the jails -- Battle for Ole Miss -- In the dead of the night -- Secret benefactor -- Agent X -- Marked men -- Magnolia curtain -- "Destroy this directive" -- What happened next -- Documents -- Bibliography -- Index -- Photo credits
Control code
5112498
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 120 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9781426305962
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009018944
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn320187237
  • (OCoLC)320187237

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