Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore (NHC Fellow, 2006–07)

Project Title

Defying Dixie: The First Civil Rights Movement, 1919-1949

Yale University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2006–07

Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore wrote the last chapter and introduction for Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights, 1919-1950 (W. W. Norton, forthcoming 2007); she also edited the complete manuscript, and proofed the final version. She began research on Bearden's Collage: An African American Family Saga in Five Generations, and, with coauthor Thomas Sugrue, began writing a history of the United States in the twentieth century, to be published by W. W. Norton.