Selected Bibliography from the Schomburg Center’s Collection

This bibliography includes a selection of books, microfilm and audio materials from our research divisions. Follow the call numbers to learn more about each item through our catalogue. 


The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till
Keith Beauchamp

A Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement From 1954 to 1968
Diane McWhorter
Call #: Sc + F05-275 | Book (2004)

African American Childhoods: Historical Perspectives From Slavery to Civil Rights
Wilma King
Call #: Sc E 05-1305 | Book (2005)

A Wreath for Emmett Till 
Marilyn Nelson
Call #: Sc D 05-750 | Book (2005)

Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird: Bloom's modern critical interpretations
Harold Bloom
Call #: Sc E 08-1080 | Book (2007)

Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press
Davis W. Houch
Call #: Sc E 08-626 | Book (2008)

Devil's Sanctuary: An Eyewitness History of Mississippi Hate Crimes
Alex A. Alston Jr. and James L. Dickerson
Call #: Sc E 10-709 | Book (2009)

Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till
Simeon Wright
Call #: Sc D 10-1674 | Book (2010)

The Properties of Violence: Claims to Ownership in Representations of Lynching
Sandy Alexandre
Call #: Sc E 13-202 | Book (2012)

Documenting the Black Experience: Essays on African American History, Culture and Identity in Nonfiction Films
Edited by Novolny Lawrence
Call #: Sc E 15-115 | Book (2014)

In Remembrance of Emmett Till
Regional Stories and Media Responses to the Black Freedom Struggle
Darryl Mace
Call #:Sc E 14-1333 | Book (2014)

Civil Rights Rally to Protest the Murder of Emmett Till, New York City, 1955
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
Call #: Sc Audio C-609 | Spoken-Word CD (1955)

Behind the Lynching of Emmett Louis Till
Louis E. Burnham
Call #: Sc Micro R-4848 | Microform (1955)

Time Bomb: Mississippi Exposed and the Full Story of Emmett Till
Olive Arnold Adams
Call #: Sc Nicro R-2923 | Microform (1956)

Essays, Speeches & Public Letters
William Faulkner
Call #: Sc 818 (Faulkner, W.) | Book (1965)

1986 CEBA Awards
The World Institute of Black Communications
Call #: Sc Visual VRA-13 | Film (1986)

A Death in Delta: The Story of Emmett Till
Stephen J. Whitfield
Call #: Sc E 89-140 | Book (1988)

Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years – Awakenings 1954 - 1956
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Call #: Sc Visual DVD-941 | Film (1987 – 2001)

The Lynching of Emmett Till: A Documentary Narrative
Call #: Sc E 03-26 | Book (2002)

Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case
Chris Crowe
Call #: Sc E 07-288 | (2003)

Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America
Mamie Till-Mobley
Call #: Sc E 04-470 | Book (2003)

We Shall Overcome
Herb Boyd
Call #: Sc Disc 05-11 | Book (2004)