“A cheap trafficking in human misery”: the reverse Freedom Rides of 1962

Webb, Clive (2004) “A cheap trafficking in human misery”: the reverse Freedom Rides of 1962. Journal of American Studies, 38 (2). pp. 249-271. ISSN 0021-8758

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Abstract

Shortly after 7 o'clock on the morning of 20 April 1962, Louis and Dorothy Boyd arrived at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City. The journey from their native New Orleans had taken forty-three hours. With the Boyds were their eight children, five girls and three boys aged between three and twelve years old. Between them the family carried their entire worldly possessions in three cardboard boxes and an old foot locker.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27557516
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > History
Subjects: E History America > E151 United States (General)
Depositing User: Clive Webb
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:06
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 06:47
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/29535

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