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Farmer, James 1920-1999

Overview
Works: 158 works in 203 publications in 2 languages and 6,060 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Music  Periodicals 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Performer, Interviewee, Speaker, Commentator
Classifications: E185.97.F37, B
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posthumous Publications by James Farmer, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by James Farmer
Freedom, when? by James Farmer ( Book )
10 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Personal views on the Civil Rights struggle by a Negro leader formerly associated with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
A. Philip Randolph for jobs & freedom ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of the African American labor leader, journalist, and civil rights activist, A. Philip Randolph. Randolph won the first national labor agreement for a black union, The Sleeping Car porters. His threat of a protest march on Washington forced President Roosevelt to ban segregation in the federal government and defense industries at the onset of WWII and again he forced Truman to integrate the military. Finally with the 1963 March on Washington, Randolph succeeded in placing civil rights at the forefront of the nation's legislative agenda as he passed the torch to Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes music of the labor and civil rights movements
Ain't scared of your jails 1960-1961 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on two major events involving students in the civil rights struggle - the lunch counter sit-ins in the south (particularly Nashville, Tennessee) and the Freedom Riders trip from Washington D.C. to Mississippi. Included in the program is the formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordination Committee and the importance it played in these events
We shall overcome! Documentary of the March on Washington by Joan Baez ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Counterinsurgency : principles and practices in Viet-Nam by James Farmer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The criteria and indicators used for measuring success in counterinsurgency are discussed. Three phases of guerrilla warfare are described. It is concluded that a military victory is not possible for the Viet-Cong in South Viet-Nam as long as the U.S. is supporting the government. U.S. financial contribution is compared to U.S. and French costs of the 1945-1954 Indo-China war, and technical assistance and direct military support measures and their effects on the scarce resources--trained manpower, communications, transportation, and government infrastructures--are described. The principles of Viet-Cong tactics are listed and illustrated. The paper suggests the problems of motivating the Vietnamese soldier to fight a war which he no longer feels will be won in the near future
Lay bare the heart : an autobiography of the civil rights movement by James Farmer ( )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Texas native James Farmer is one of the "Big Four" of the turbulent 1960s civil rights movement, along with Martin Luther King Jr., Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young. Farmer might be called the forgotten man of the movement, overshadowed by Martin Luther King Jr., who was deeply influenced by Farmer's interpretation of Gandhi's concept of nonviolent protest. Born in Marshall, Texas, in 1920, the son of a preacher, Farmer grew up with segregated movie theaters and "White Only" drinking fountains. This background impelled him to found the Congress of Racial Equality in 1942. That same y
We shall overcome the march on Washington, August 28, 1963 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louisiana story, 1963 by James Farmer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Freedom Ride by James Farmer ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1960 and 1986 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Farmer, then national director of CORE, talks about the development of CORE and about the impact of the Freedom Rides in forcing desegregation of the transportation systems in the South
The Crisis of racism ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
C.O.R.E. director James Farmer, Black Muslim minister Malcolm X and journalist William Worthy debate subjects ranging from non-violent responses to race oppression to violent alternatives
Face the nation James Farmer, 7/26/64 by James Farmer ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Farmer is interviewed by Charles Kuralt, Woody Klein, and Paul Niven on CBS's Face the nation. He discusses the urban riots and the activities of CORE, of which he is national director, in alleviating some of the woes suffered by urban blacks. Some discussion centers around the coming Presidential election; Farmer doubts that any blacks will support Goldwater, who has just been nominated by the Republicans
James Farmer and CORE the former national director discusses civil disobedience by James Farmer ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Affirmative action : problems and perspectives by Clarence M Pendleton ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I shall die but that is all that I shall do for Death by Martin Luther King ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speeches delivered at the Center's Pacem in Terris II Convocation in Geneva, Switzerland, in calling for an end to genocide at home and abroad
CORE and the strategy of nonviolence by Inge Powell Bell ( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Equality ( )
in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bayard Rustin, the singer ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freedom, when? With an introd. by Jacob Cohen by James Farmer ( )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bayard Rustin sings a program of spirituals with scripture reading by James Farmer by Bayard Rustin ( Recording )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Are white liberals obsolete in the black struggle? by James Farmer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (76)
French (2)
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