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Author Jordan, Hamilton.

Title A boy from Georgia : coming of age in the segregated South / Hamilton Jordan ; edited by Kathleen Jordan ; additional editing and research by Hamilton Jordan Jr. ; foreword by President Jimmy Carter.

Publication Info. Athens, GA : University of Georgia Press, [2015]


1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 228 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents An Albany childhood -- Lexington ways -- Aw-ben-ny -- Politics in my blood -- The facts of life -- Fear and the fifties -- Are the Russians coming? -- The real terror -- Uncle Frank's shelter -- Growing up: before the deluge -- Albany High -- Meet the Gottheimers -- Overcoming the past -- Two, four, six, eight, we don't want to integrate -- Washington, the first time around, 1963 -- Vertical engineer -- The March on Washington, August 1963 -- Uncle Clarence -- The Man from Plains -- Afterword from the editor.
Subject Jordan, Hamilton -- Childhood and youth.
Politicians -- Georgia -- Biography.
Jordan, Hamilton -- Family.
Albany (Ga.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
Albany (Ga.) -- Biography.
Added Author Jordan, Kathleen, editor.
ISBN 9780820348896 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820348899 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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