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The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights

Sheinkin, Steve (Author).
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  • ISBN: 1596437960 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781596437968 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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  • Edition: First edtion.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2014.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library.

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George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library Y 940.5453 SHEINKI 34510011040126 Teen Area - Non-fiction Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 191) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: First hero -- The policy -- Port Chicago -- Work and liberty -- The lawyer -- Hot cargo -- The explosion -- The inquiry -- Column left -- Prison barge -- The fifty -- Treasure Island -- Prosecution -- Joe Small -- The verdict -- Hard labor -- Small goes to sea -- Epilogue: Civil rights heroes.
Summary, etc.: Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion.
Subject: African Americans Civil rights History 20th century
African American sailors History 20th century
Port Chicago Mutiny Trial, San Francisco, Calif., 1944
Port Chicago Mutiny, Port Chicago, Calif., 1944
World War, 1939-1945 Participation, African American
African Americans Civil rights History 20th century Juvenile literature
African American sailors History 20th century Juvenile literature
Port Chicago Mutiny Trial, San Francisco, Calif., 1944 Juvenile literature
Port Chicago Mutiny, Port Chicago, Calif., 1944 Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 Participation, African American Juvenile literature
United States. Navy African Americans History 20th century
United States. Navy African Americans History 20th century Juvenile literature
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