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For Further Reading

Political Action Handbook 1950

Black, Algernon D., The Young Citizens: The Story of the Encampment for Citizenship. (New York: Frederick Ungar) 1962.

"Encampment for Citizenship," Look, v.27, no.14 (July 16, 1963), p.57. James H. Karales, photographer. 

Hyman, Herbert H., Charles R. Wright and Terrance K. Hopkins., Applications of Methods of Evaluation; Four studies of the Encampment for Citizenship. (Berkeley: University of California Press) 1962.

Nemy, Ednid. "Centenarian Recalls Suffragette Days," New York Times, (May 18, 1970), p.36.

Peeples, Edward H. with Nancy MacLean. Scalawag: A White Southerner's Journey through Segregation to Human Rights Activism. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press) 2014. The author recounts his experiences as an Encampment for Citizenship camper in 1957 (Chapter 8) and as a site director in 1966 (Chapter 15).

Petersen, Anna. "Widow, 91, Finds Life Begins Daily: Barnard's Senior Alumna Serves Youth With Vigor," New York Times (July 9, 1961), p.64.

Saxon, Wolfgang. "Algernon Black, Leader of Society for Ethical Culture, Is Dead at 92" New York Times (May 11, 1993).

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