South of the South: Jewish Activists and the Civil Rights Movement in Miami, 1945-1960

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Using unusual and revealing primary materials from the careers of two remarkable Jewish women, Raymond Mohl offers an original interpretation of the role of Jewish civil rights activists in promoting racial change in post-World War II Miami. He describes the city's political climate after the war as characterized by segregation, aggressive anti-Semitism, and a powerful strain of cold war McCarthyism. In this hostile environment the dynamic leadership of two northern newcomers, Matilda "Bobbi" Graff and Shirley M. Zoloth, ...

South of the South: Jewish Activists and the Civil Rights Movement in Miami, 1945-1960 2004, University Press of Florida, Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813029221

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South of the South: Jewish Activists and the Civil Rights Movement in Miami, 1945-1960 2003, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813026930

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