Cited Resources

Tent City

Photo from Memphis Press Scimitar Morgue in Special Collections, University of Memphis Libraries.

Ballantyne, Katherine. “We Might ‘Overcome Someday’’: West Tennessee’s Rural Freedom Movement.’” Journal of Contemporary History, vol. 56, no. 1, Jan. 2021, pp. 117–141. Accessed online: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0022009420961449#.

Cornell-Tompkins County Committee for Free, et al. Step by Step: Evolution and Operation of the Cornell Students' Civil-Rights Project in Tennessee, Summer, 1964. Fayette County Fund, 1965. Print.

Duncan, Alice. Evicted: The Struggle for the Right to Vote. Calkins Creek, 2022. Print

Fendrich, James M., and Alison T. Tarleau. "Marching to a Different Drummer: Occupational and Political Correlates of Former Student Activists." Social Forces 52.2 (1973): 245-53. Print.

Forman, James. The Making of Black Revolutionaries. University of Washington Press, 1972. Print.

Hamburger, Robert. Our Portion of Hell: Fayette County, Tennessee: An Oral History of the Struggle for Civil Rights. Links, 1973. Print.

Haynie, Aeron, and Timothy S. Miller. A Memoir of the New Left: The Political Autobiography of Charles A. Haynie. Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2009. Print.

Lamon, Lester C. Blacks in Tennessee, 1791-1970. Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1981. Print.

Litwack, Leon F. How Free is Free?: The Long Death of Jim Crow. 6 Vol. Harvard University Press, 2009. Print.

Morton, Dorothy Rich. Fayette County. 24 Vol. Memphis State University Press, 1989. Print.

"Opinions: Lynching, Southern Protest," The Crisis Magazine 10, no. 2, (June 1915): 71.Washington Press, 120.

Smith, Jessie Carney. Notable Black American Women. 2 Vol. VNR AG, 1996. Print.

Tent City, Fayette and Haywood County Civil Rights Movement, p. 965. Carroll Van West, Editor in Chief. Tennessee Historical Society, Rutledge HIll Press, Nashville, TN.

Wynn, Lynn T. Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture. "John and Viola McFerren," 586, 1998. Accessed online: https://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/entry.php?rec=864