HISTORY / United States: 20th Century

Alabama Getaway
The Political Imaginary and the Heart of Dixie

The American South in the Twentieth Century

Baptized in Blood
The Religion of the Lost Cause, 1865–1920

Before Scopes
Evangelicalism, Education, and Evolution in Tennessee, 1870–1925

Before the New Deal
Social Welfare in the South, 1830–1930

The Belle of Ashby Street
Helen Douglas Mankin and Georgia Politics

Beyond Atlanta
The Struggle for Racial Equality in Georgia, 1940-1980

Black Boss
Political Revolution in a Georgia County

Black Woman Reformer
Ida B. Wells, Lynching, and Transatlantic Activism

Breaking Ground
My Life in Medicine

The Brown Decision, Jim Crow, and Southern Identity

Camille, 1969
Histories of a Hurricane

Carpet Capital
The Rise of a New South Industry

Carry It On
The War on Poverty and the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama, 1964–1972

Cause at Heart
A Former Communist Remembers

Charlotte, NC
The Global Evolution of a New South City

Civil Rights and Beyond
African American and Latino/a Activism in the Twentieth-Century United States

Civil Rights History from the Ground Up
Local Struggles, a National Movement

The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory

A Clashing of the Soul
John Hope and the Dilemma of African American Leadership and Black Higher Education in the Early Twentieth Century

Closer to the Truth Than Any Fact
Memoir, Memory, and Jim Crow

Codename Greenkil
The 1979 Greensboro Killings

Cold War Dixie
Militarization and Modernization in the American South

A Common Thread
Labor, Politics, and Capital Mobility in the Textile Industry

Communists on Campus
Race, Politics, and the Public University in Sixties North Carolina

Confronting the Color Line
The Broken Promise of the Civil Rights Movement in Chicago

Creating the Big Easy
New Orleans and the Emergence of Modern Tourism, 1918–1945

The Creation-Evolution Debate
Historical Perspectives

The Culture of Property
Race, Class, and Housing Landscapes in Atlanta, 1880–1950

The Darien Journal of John Girardeau Legare, Ricegrower

Deep in Our Hearts
Nine White Women in the Freedom Movement

Deluxe Jim Crow
Civil Rights and American Health Policy, 1935–1954

Democracy Delayed
Congressional Reapportionment and Urban-Rural Conflict in the 1920s

The Disfranchisement Myth
Poor Whites and Suffrage Restriction in Alabama

Divine Agitators
The Delta Ministry and Civil Rights in Mississippi

Dixie Emporium
Tourism, Foodways, and Consumer Culture in the American South

Down to Now
Reflections on the Southern Civil Rights Movement

Everybody Else
Adoption and the Politics of Domestic Diversity in Postwar America

Everybody Was Black Down There
Race and Industrial Change in the Alabama Coalfields

The Evolution of Southern Culture

Faith in Bikinis
Politics and Leisure in the Coastal South since the Civil War

Fight against Fear
Southern Jews and Black Civil Rights

Flight Patterns
Trends of Aeronautical Development In the United States, 1918–1929

Freedom Writer
Virginia Foster Durr, Letters from the Civil Rights Years

From Selma to Sorrow
The Life and Death of Viola Liuzzo

Generations in Black and White
Photographs from the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection

Georgia in Black and White
Explorations in Race Relations of a Southern State, 1865-1950

A Georgia Lawyer
His Observations and Public Service

The Good War's Greatest Hits
World War II and American Remembering

Grace Towns Hamilton and the Politics of Southern Change

Guten Tag, Y'all
Globalization and the South Carolina Piedmont, 1950—2000

Here, George Washington Was Born
Memory, Material Culture, and the Public History of a National Monument

The Herndons
An Atlanta Family

Highbrows, Hillbillies, and Hellfire
Public Entertainment in Atlanta, 1880–1930

A Home-Concealed Woman
The Diaries of Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1901-1913

Hope Among Us Yet
Social Criticism and Social Solace in Depression America

Hope and Danger in the New South City
Working-Class Women and Urban Development in Atlanta, 1890–1940

Integrating the 40 Acres
The Fifty-Year Struggle for Racial Equality at the University of Texas

The Invention of Ecocide
Agent Orange, Vietnam, and the Scientists Who Changed the Way We Think about the Environment

Jim Crow Terminals
The Desegregation of American Airports

Jimmy Carter, the Politics of Family, and the Rise of the Religious Right

Judgment and Grace in Dixie
Southern Faiths from Faulkner to Elvis

Jury Discrimination
The Supreme Court, Public Opinion, and a Grassroots Fight for Racial Equality in Mississippi

Katharine and R. J. Reynolds
Partners of Fortune in the Making of the New South

Labor in the Modern South

Latino Immigrants and the Transformation of the U.S. South

The Leo Frank Case

Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980

Liberation in Print
Feminist Periodicals and Social Movement Identity

Living Atlanta
An Oral History of the City, 1914–1948

Long Green
The Rise and Fall of Tobacco in South Carolina

Making Black History
The Color Line, Culture, and Race in the Age of Jim Crow

Making Catfish Bait out of Government Boys
The Fight against Cattle Ticks and the Transformation of the Yeoman South

Making War, Making Women
Femininity and Duty on the American Home Front, 1941–1945

Marching in Step
Masculinity, Citizenship, and The Citadel in Post-World War II America

Mary Turner and the Memory of Lynching

Miss You
The World War II Letters of Barbara Wooddall Taylor and Charles E. Taylor

My Work Is That of Conservation
An Environmental Biography of George Washington Carver

The Nashville Way
Racial Etiquette and the Struggle for Social Justice in a Southern City

Nations Divided
America, Italy, and the Southern Question

Natives and Newcomers
Ethnic Southerners and Southern Ethnics

The New Deal and American Youth
Ideas and Ideals in a Depression Decade

The New Deal and Beyond
Social Welfare in the South since 1930

New Negro Politics in the Jim Crow South

New Orleans after the Promises
Poverty, Citizenship, and the Search for the Great Society

Operation Breadbasket
An Untold Story of Civil Rights in Chicago, 1966–1971

Other Souths
Diversity and Difference in the U.S. South, Reconstruction to Present

Paternalism in a Southern City
Race, Religion, and Gender in Augusta, Georgia

Penn Center
A History Preserved

A People’s War on Poverty
Urban Politics and Grassroots Activists in Houston

The Politics of Whiteness
Race, Workers, and Culture in the Modern South

A President in Our Midst
Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia

The Problem South
Region, Empire, and the New Liberal State, 1880-1930

Prophet from Plains
Jimmy Carter and His Legacy

The Protestant Voice in American Pluralism

Pure Fire
Self-Defense as Activism in the Civil Rights Era

Rabble Rousers
The American Far Right in the Civil Rights Era

Race and Democracy
The Civil Rights Struggle in Louisiana, 1915–1972

Race, Reason, and Massive Resistance
The Diary of David J. Mays, 1954–1959

Rage in the Gate City
The Story of the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot

Reading Southern Poverty between the Wars, 1918–1939

Redefining Southern Culture
Mind and Identity in the Modern South

Religious Diversity and American Religious History
Studies in Traditions and Cultures

Remaking the Rural South
Interracialism, Christian Socialism, and Cooperative Farming in Jim Crow Mississippi

Remapping Second-Wave Feminism
The Long Women’s Rights Movement in Louisiana, 1950–1997

Remembering Medgar Evers
Writing the Long Civil Rights Movement

Renewing Birmingham
Federal Funding and the Promise of Change, 1929–1979

Restructured Resistance
The Sibley Commission and the Politics of Desegregation in Georgia

Revolutionizing Expectations
Women’s Organizations, Feminism, and American Politics, 1965–1980

Roots and Ever Green
The Selected Letters of Ina Dillard Russell

Rumor, Repression, and Racial Politics
How the Harassment of Black Elected Officials Shaped Post–Civil Rights America

Screening a Lynching
The Leo Frank Case on Film and Television

The Second Wave
Southern Industrialization from the 1940s to the 1970s

Segregation
The Inner Conflict in the South

Selling Mrs. Consumer
Christine Frederick and the Rise of Household Efficiency

Selling the Old-Time Religion
American Fundamentalists and Mass Culture, 1920–1940

Servants of the State
Managing Diversity and Democracy in the Federal Workforce, 1933-1953

Shared Histories
Transatlantic Letters between Virginia Dickinson Reynolds and Her Daughter, Virginia Potter, 1929–1966

Silk Stockings and Ballot Boxes
Women and Politics in New Orleans, 1920-1963

Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers
Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music

Sitting In and Speaking Out
Student Movements in the American South, 1960–1970

Smile Pretty and Say Jesus
The Last Great Days of PTL

Smile When You Call Me a Hillbilly
Country Music's Struggle for Respectability, 1939–1954

The South and the Southerner

The South as an American Problem

Southern Histories
Public, Personal, and Sacred

The Star Creek Papers

Striking Beauties
Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South, 1930–2000

Teaching Equality
Black Schools in the Age of Jim Crow

Testing the Limits
George Armistead Smathers and Cold War America

The Black Panther Party in a City Near You

They Didn't Put That on the Huntley-Brinkley!
A Vagabond Reporter Encounters the New South

They Saved the Crops
Labor, Landscape, and the Struggle over Industrial Farming in Bracero-Era California

To Redeem the Soul of America
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Torches of Light
Georgia Teachers and the Coming of the Modern South

An Un-American Childhood

The Unemployed People's Movement
Leftists, Liberals, and Labor in Georgia, 1929–1941

The Unraveling of America
A History of Liberalism in the 1960s

Urban Origins of American Judaism

Victory at Home
Manpower and Race in the American South during World War II

Vietnam Voices
Perspectives on the War Years, 1941-1975

The War on Poverty
A New Grassroots History, 1964–1980

We Shall Not Be Moved
The Desegregation of the University of Georgia

What They Wished For
American Catholics and American Presidents, 1960–2004

What Virtue There Is in Fire
Cultural Memory and the Lynching of Sam Hose

When All Is Said and Done

The Whiteness of Child Labor Reform in the New South

Who Gets a Childhood?
Race and Juvenile Justice in Twentieth-Century Texas

Why the South Will Survive

A Will of Her Own
Sarah Towles Reed and the Pursuit of Democracy in Southern Public Education

Womanpower Unlimited and the Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi

Working for Equality
The Narrative of Harry Hudson

Writing the South through the Self
Explorations in Southern Autobiography

The Year of the Hare
America in Vietnam, January 25, 1963–February 15, 1964

Yonder
Life on the Far Side of Change