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Suggested Readings

  • Alabama Department of Archives and History. Alabama Moments. Montgomery, AL: Friends of the Archives. 1999.
  • Bailey, Richard. Neither Carpetbaggers Nor Scalawags. Montgomery, AL: Richard Bailey Publishers. 1995.
  • Bailey, Richard. They Too Call Alabama Home. Montgomery, AL: Pyramid Publishing, Inc. 1999.
  • Barnard, Hollinger F. Outside the Magic Circle: Biography of Virginia Foster Durr. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama
  • Branch, Taylor. Parting the Waters. New York, NY: Simon and Shuster. 1988.
  • Carson, Clayborne. In Struggle. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1981.
  • Daniels, Pearl. Portrait of Fred Gray. New York, NY: Vantage Press. 1975.
  • Forman, James. Sammy Younge Jr.: First Black College Student Killed in the Movement. New York, NY: Grove Press. 1968.
  • Graetz, Robert. White Preacher's Memoirs. Montgomery, AL: Black Belt Press. 1999.
  • Gray, Fred. Bus Ride to Justice. Montgomery, AL: Black Belt Press. 1995.
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr. Crusader: Without Violence. New York, NY: Harper and Brothers. 1959.
  • Leventhal, Willy S. Children Coming On. Montgomery, AL: Black Belt Press. 1998.
  • Levine, Ellen. Stories (Illustrated). New York, NY: Puffin Pub., Inc. 2001.
  • Morris, Aldon D. Origins of the Civil Rights Movement. New York, NY: MacMillan, Inc. 1986.
  • Reed, Gregory. Dear Mrs. Parks. New York, NY: Lee and Low Books. 1996.
  • Robinson" Jo Ann Gibson. The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Women Who Started It. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press. 1987.
  • Schulke, Flip. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Photo Essay (Introduction by Mrs. Coretta Scott King). New York, NY: Norton and Co., Inc. 1975.
  • Seay, Solomon S., Sr. I Was There By The Grace of God. Montgomery, AL: Education Foundation. 1990.
  • Southern Exposure. Stayed On Freedom. Raleigh, NC: Southern Exposure Press. Vol IV, #1. Spring 1981.
  • Southern Poverty Law Center. Free At Last: A History of the Civil Rights Move­ment and Those Who Died in the Struggle. Montgomery, AL:
  • The Civil Rights Education Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. 1980.
  • Wright, Roberta Hughes. The Birth of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Southfield, MI: Charro Book Co. 1991.

History of

For half a century, thousands of students have charted their path to success at Trenholm State Community College. From the 1960s to today, we have been part of the fabric of Montgomery and the River Region, growing to include diverse programs of study, multiple campuses, and online learning. Now, we celebrate the present and move forward with a renewed dedication to our community and the success of our students. We invite you to join us.

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Trenholm Campus:
1225 Air Base Blvd
Montgomery, Alabama 36108
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Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 10048
Montgomery, Alabama 36108