Saturday, March 7, 2015

more about SCOPE

Books with information on SCOPE:

Bates, Frank, From Level Hill to Capitol Hill, self-published, 2014.

Gitin, Maria, This Bright Light of Ours: Stories from the Voting Rights Fight, Tuscaloosa AL: University of Alabama Press, 2014.

Labedis, Sherie Holbrook, You Came Here to Die, Didn't You: Registering Black Voters One Soul at a Time, South Carolina 1965, Rosehill CA: Smokey Hill Books, 2011.

Monnie, Terry and Bill, The Lake Effect: The 1960s Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam Conflict Tested the Common Core Values of Two Brothers, Merrimack, NH: A Snowy Day Distribution and Publishing, 2014. Chapter 6 is on SCOPE.

Reynolds, John, The Fight for Freedom: A Memoir of My Years in the Civil Rights Movement, Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2012.

Reavis, Dick J.,  If White Kids Die, Denton TX: University of North Texas Press, 2001.

Siegel-Levanthal, Willy, compiler, The SCOPE of Freedom: The Leadership of Hosea Williams with Dr. King's Summer'65 Student Volunteers, Montgomery AL: Challenge Press, 2005.

Swope, Mary, My Summer Vacation 1965, self-published, 2011.

Published articles:
Rozga, Margaret, "When Civil Rights Were on the Rise," The Humanist, November 1, 2006.

This is a book about SCOPErs, based on a survey at orientation, by three sociologists:
Demerath III, Nicholas, J., Gerald Marwell and Michael T. Aiken, The Dynamics of Idealism: White Activists in a Black Movement, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc., 1971.

There were some follow-up questionnaires.  Information on all of this is posted here. 

library collections
Calhoun Co. SC diary of Lynn Goldsmith Goldberg, Brandeis U.

Orangeburg Co. SC Moshe Shur collection, Queens Col.

Martin Co. NC, Hugh Hawkins collection, Amherst Col.

Dougherty Co. GA, St. Mary of the Woods Col.

The Papers of Hosea Williams, Atlanta Public Library, E:1:20; D:3:7; G:3:8;

Comprehensive Bibliography...