Week 1 - VSEN presentations
"Course Introduction and Welcome"
"The Origins of Segregation 1890s: Social and Legal"
Interviews: Edwilda Allen Issacs
Readings: Welke, Barbara Young, Recasting Liberty Harvard University Press, 2001
(ch. 9, pp. 323-375) HE2757 .W45 2001
Wynes, Charles, Race Relations in Virginia University Press of Virginia, 1961
(ch. 8 pp. 120-134) E 185 .93 .V8W9 1961
Week 2 - Weekly Discussion Section
Constitutions and Disenfranchisement and Segregation Law
Race and Place Political Materials
Week 3 - VSEN presentation
"The Byrd Organization in Virginia Politics: Interview with Professor Ron Heinemann"
Readings: Wilkinson, J. Harvie III. Harry Byrd and the Changing Face of Virginia Politics, 1945-1966. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1968. (chapter 2, pp. 23-62) F 231 .2 .W5
Key, V. O., Jr. Southern Politics in State and Nation. New York, 1949. (chapter tba) F 215 .K45 1984
Week 4 - Weekly Discussion Topic
Virginia Politics and African American Issues
Race and Place Charlottesville Reflector
Week 5 - VSEN presentation
"Student Strike 1951: Inequality in the Schools"
Assignment: Interviews: Edwilda Allen Issacs, Vera Allen
Readings: Smith, Bob. They Closed Their Schools: Prince Edward County, Virginia, 1951-64. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1965. (chapter 6) LA380.P74 S6 1965a
Week 6 - Weekly Discussion Topic
World War II and Civil Rights
Film: Virginia Fights: World War II
Assignment: Readings: Smith, J. Douglas, "When Reason Collides with Prejudice," in The Moderates' Dilemma (pp. 22-50) Myrdal, Gunnar, An American Dilemma, Vol. II (Harper, 1944), (chapter 45 997-1026). E 185.6 .M95 1944a v.2