Stewart Burns

in Daybreak of Freedom …

Published by University of North Carolina Press

Published in print October 1997 | ISBN: 9780807823606
Published online July 2014 | e-ISBN: 9781469602387

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This chapter presents historical documents from the Montgomery bus boycott dated February 1956. These include the memorandum sent by Gloster Current, NAACP director of branches, to executive secretary Roy Wilkins reporting on the filing of the federal lawsuit; the joint meeting of Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) leaders and Montgomery NAACP officers; letters from Virginia Foster Durr to Myles Horton and from Clifford J. Durr to George Eddy; and “Montgomery Diary” by Bayard Rustin.

Keywords: Montgomery bus boycott; historical documents; Gloster Current; NAACP; Montgomery Improvement Association; letters

Chapter.  11566 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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