Judith Brockenbrough McGuire’s Diary of a Southern Refugee during the War is among the first of such works published after the Civil War.
" Headless visions—howls and moans—ghostly ladies dressed in black and white—a fiddling spirit dancing on the road.
Best remembered for the iconic classics Gone with the Wind (1939) and The Wizard of Oz (1939) to the silver screen, Victor Fleming also counted successful films such as Red Dust (1932), Captains Courageous (1937), Test Pilot (1939), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941), and the groundbreaking Joan of Arc (1948) among his more than forty directing credits.
Roy Wilkins (1901–1981) spent forty-six years of his life serving the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and led the organization for more than twenty years.
Americans are familiar with prisoner of war narratives that detail Allied soldiers’ treatment at the hands of Germans in World War II: popular books and movies like The Great Escape and Stalag 17 have offered graphic and award-winning depictions of the American POW experience in Nazi camps.