Tag: Memory

The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory (Review)

The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory (Review)

Carole Blair
Martin Luther King Jr. Streets in the South: A New Landscape of Memory

Martin Luther King Jr. Streets in the South: A New Landscape of Memory

Derek H. Alderman

Traditionally, public commemoration in the South has been devoted largely to remembering the region’s role in the Civil War and the mythic Old South plantation culture supposedly lost as a result of that conflict. These memories remain deeply ingrained in the southern landscape of monuments, museums, historical markers, and place names. Yet, African Americans who seek to make their own claim to the South and its history increasingly challenge Civil War-centered conceptions of the past.

Memories of H. T. Lockard

Memories of H. T. Lockard

Elizabeth Gritter
The Obituary of Nations: Ethnic Cleansing, Memory, and the Origins of the Old South

The Obituary of Nations: Ethnic Cleansing, Memory, and the Origins of the Old South

James Taylor Carson
Having His Say: Memories from Lemuel Delany Jr.

Having His Say: Memories from Lemuel Delany Jr.

Kimberly D. Hill
No Sweat: Memories of Southern Appalachia

No Sweat: Memories of Southern Appalachia

Danny Fulks
“Truth is mighty & will eventually prevail”: Political Correctness, Neo-Confederates, and Robert E. Lee

“Truth is mighty & will eventually prevail”: Political Correctness, Neo-Confederates, and Robert E. Lee

Peter S. Carmichael
“Personal in My Memory”: The South in Popular Film

“Personal in My Memory”: The South in Popular Film

Godfrey Cheshire
Front Porch: Memory

Front Porch: Memory

Harry L. Watson
What Reconstruction Meant: Historical Memory in the American South by Bruce E. Baker (Review)

What Reconstruction Meant: Historical Memory in the American South by Bruce E. Baker (Review)

Michael Kammen
“Mississippi’s Greatest Hour”: The Mississippi Civil War Centennial and Southern Resistance

“Mississippi’s Greatest Hour”: The Mississippi Civil War Centennial and Southern Resistance

Alyssa D. Warrick
“I Know It by Heart”: The Civil War in the Memories of John W. Snipes, Ralph W. Strickland, Edith Mitchell Dabbs, and Reginald Hildebrand

“I Know It by Heart”: The Civil War in the Memories of John W. Snipes, Ralph W. Strickland, Edith Mitchell Dabbs, and Reginald Hildebrand

Rachel F. Seidman