On this page we will be adding to the literary allusions you come across while reading your novel and The Watsons go to Birmingham - 1963.

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Medgar Evers
A Thousand Never Evers
He was a civil rights activist in the 1960's.
Mrs. Shirley Smith
A Thousand Never Evers
She was a televised geography teacher in the
Ross Barnett
Sources of Light
The governer of Mississippi from 1960 to 1964.
He was a democrat.
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Parchman Prison
Sources of Light
The Mississippi State Penitentiary also known
as the Parchman Prison or the Parchman
farm is a prison for men in Mississippi.
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Bobby Vinton
Sources of Light
An American pop music singer with a Polish ethnic background.
He was popular in the early '60s
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Connie Francis
Sources of Light
Connie Francis is an American pop
singer of Italian heritage and the
top-charting female singer of the 1950s and 1960s.
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Brenda Lee
Sources of Light
Brenda Mae Tarpley, known as Brenda Lee, is an American performer who sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and had 37 US chart hits during the 1960s.
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Little Debbies
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A little packaged desert cake popular in late 60s and early 70s.
They are simalar to Hostess Dingdongs.
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Moon Pies

A packaged snack popular in the 60s with marshmallow filling sandwiched in between two graham crackers with a chocolate coating.
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Rhett Butler
Sources of Light
The main character in the book and movie Gone with the Wind.
Played by Clark Gable in the Movie
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Gone with the Wind
Sources of Light
A historical romance. The movie from 1939 and the book from

Pink Gingham
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A light-weight checkered cloth that many women wore in the 1960's, and they still wear it today.
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