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Author Zelden, Charles L., 1963-

Title The battle for the black ballot : Smith v. Allwright and the defeat of the Texas all-white primary / Charles L. Zelden.

Published Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  342.73072 ZELD    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 156 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Landmark law cases & American society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Democracy on trial : the persistence of race-based vote denial in American history -- To exclude and oppress : the evolution of the Texas all-white primary -- A rising tide of protest : early efforts to combat the Texas all-white primary -- Last chance for victory: Smith v. Allwright in the lower federal courts -- May it please the court : Smith v. Allwright in the Supreme Court -- Death knell : the all-white primary after Smith.
Subject Smith, Lonnie -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials -- Texas.
African Americans -- Suffrage -- Texas -- History.
African Americans -- Suffrage -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0700613390 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700613404 (pbk. : alk. paper)