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Memphis since Crump : bossism, Blacks, and civic reformers, 1948-1968 / by David M. Tucker.

1st ed.. Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, [1980] .
ISBN 0870492829, 9780870492822

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Subjects African Americans -- Politics and government.
African Americans -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- Politics and government.
Memphis (Tenn.) -- Politics and government.
Memphis (Tenn.) -- Politique et gouvernement.
Noirs américains -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- Politique et gouvernement.
Politics and government
Tennessee -- Memphis.
Urban renewal -- Tennessee -- Memphis.
Urban renewal.
Villes -- Rénovation -- Tennessee -- Memphis.
Description xvi, 183 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-178) and index.
Summary Patronage, persuasion, and fear during E.H. Crump's years as mayor led a group of Memphians to launch a dynamic experiment in civic reform. David Tucker vividly describes its career, from the early days of national and international ideals to local disintegration as a result of racial tensions culminating in the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. By probing the experience of the nation's seventeenth largest city, Tucker increases our understanding of municipal reform in twentieth-century America. -- Jacket.
Contents Preface -- The city where King was killed -- Mister Crump -- The Federal Unionists -- The Citizens Study Group -- The Orgill administration -- Restyling local government -- Black leadership and desegregation -- The emergence of White Republicanism -- The garbage strike -- Believe in Memphis -- Essay on sources -- Index.
Geographic Area Tennessee
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4858088
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Tucker, David M., 1937-
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