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University of Louisville
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social movements; school desegregation; housing integration; self-help housing; oral history; civil rights; nonviolence
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Recent Publications


From Brown to Meredith: The Long Struggle for School Desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky,

            1954-2007 (University of North Carolina Press, 2013).

I Saw it Coming: Worker Narratives of Plant Closings and Job Loss (Palgrave-MacMillan,

2009). Co-author, Joy L. Hart.

Freedom on the Border: An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky (University

Press of Kentucky, 2009). Co-author, Catherine Fosl.

Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980 (University Press of

Kentucky, 2009).

Interracialism and Christian Community in the Postwar South: The Story of Koinonia Farm

(University Press of Virginia, 1997).


In process:

“To Live Peaceably Together”: The American Friends Service Committee’s Campaign for

Equal Housing, 1951-1968.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
Expertise by Topic
Human Rights, Race, Religion, Urban History