Photographs: Andrew Lichtenstein
Research, captions, introduction: Alex Lichtenstein
Foreword: Edward T. Linenthal
Andrew Lichtenstein is an independent photojournalist based in Brooklyn, New York, a contributor to Facing Change, and the author of Never Coming Home.
Alex Lichtenstein is Professor of History at Indiana University, where he serves as editor of the American Historical Review. His most recent book, with Rick Halpern, is Margaret Bourke-White and the Dawn of Apartheid.
Edward T. Linenthal is Professor of History at Indiana University Bloomington. He is most recently the co-editor of The Landscapes of 9/11: A Photographer’s Journey.
Kevin Boyle Kevin Boyle teaches history at Northwestern University. His books include The UAW and the Heyday of American Liberalism, 1945-1968 and Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights and Murder in the Jazz Age.
Douglas R. Egerton Douglas R. Egerton teaches at Le Moyne College in Syracuse and has held visiting appointments at Colgate, Cornell, and the University College Dublin. His books include Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments That Redeemed America and The Wars of Reconstruction: The Brief, Violent History of America’s Most Progressive Era.
Scott French Scott French is an Associate Professor of History and Director of Public History at the University of Central Florida. He is the author of The Rebellious Slave: Nat Turner in American Memory, and has contributed essays on race, slavery, and American memory to several edited volumes.
Michael Honey Michael Honey, a Guggenheim fellow, has won numerous awards for his books on southern labor and civil rights history, including Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign. He teaches at the University of Washington Tacoma as the Haley Professor of Humanities, and formerly was a civil liberties organizer in Memphis and the South.
Stephen Kantrowitz Stephen Kantrowitz has taught history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1995. He is the author of Ben Tillman and the Reconstruction of White Supremacy and More Than Freedom: Fighting for Black Citizenship in a White Republic, 1829-1889.
Ari Kelman Ari Kelman teaches history at the University of California, Davis. He is the author of A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling Over the Memory of Sand Creek.
Gary Y. Okihiro Gary Y. Okihiro is a Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He is the author of American History Unbound: Asians and Pacific Islanders and, with Linda Gordon, Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of Japanese American Internment.
Julie L. Reed Julie L. Reed is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, author of Serving the Nation: Cherokee Sovereignty and Social Welfare, 1800-1907, and an assistant professor of history at the University of Tennessee.
Christina Snyder Christina Snyder is the McCabe Greer Professor of History at Pennsylvania State University.. Her research explores colonialism, race, and slavery, with a focus on North America from the pre-contact era through the nineteenth century. She is the author of Slavery in Indian Country: The Changing Face of Captivity in Early America and Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson.
Clarence Taylor Clarence Taylor is Professor of History at Baruch College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. He is the author of Reds At the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights and the New York City Teachers Union.