"Creative conflict": Lincoln and Eleanor Ragsdale, collaboration, and community activism in Phoenix, 1953-1965

C. Whitaker

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"Creative Conflict" examines the lives of Lincoln and Eleanor Ragsdale and their trail-blazing leadership during the height of the Civil Rights movement in Phoenix, Arizona. Betireen 1953 and 1965, through dynamic leadership and interracial coalition building, they helped attack racial discrimination and destroy de jure segregation in Phoenix.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-190
Number of pages26
JournalWestern Historical Quarterly
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003


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