BILBO, Theodore Gilmore, 1877-1947



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Bailey, Robert J. “Theodore G. Bilbo and the Fair Employment Practices Controversy: A Southern Senator’s Reaction to a Changing World.” Journal of Mississippi History 42 (February 1980): 27-42.

___. “Theodore G. Bilbo and the Senatorial Election of 1934.” Southern Quarterly 10 (October 1971): 91-105.

Balsamo, Larry Thomas. “Theodore G. Bilbo and Mississippi Politics, 1877-1932.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1967.

Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore. Take Your Choice: Separation or Mongrelization. Poplarville, MS: Dream House Publishing Co., 1947.

Boulard, Garry. “ ‘The Man’ versus ‘The Quisling’: Theodore Bilbo, Hodding Carter, and the 1946 Democratic Primary.” Journal of Mississippi History 51 (August 1989): 201-17.

Doler, Thurston Ermon. “Theodore G. Bilbo’s Rhetoric of Racial Relations.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Oregon, 1968.

Ethridge, Richard C. “The Fall of the Man: The United States Senate’s Probe of Theodore G. Bilbo in December 1946, and its Aftermath.” Journal of Mississippi History 38 (August 1976): 241-62.

Fitzgerald, Michael W. “‘We Have Found a Moses’: Theodore Bilbo, Black Nationalism, and the Greater Liberia Bill of 1939." The Journal of Southern History 63 (May 1997): 293-320.

Giroux, Vincent Arthur, Jr. “Theodore G. Bilbo: Progressive to Public Racist.” Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University, 1984.

___. “The Rise of Theodore G. Bilbo (1908-1932).” Journal of Mississippi History 43 (August 1981): 180-209.

Green, Adwin Wigfall. The Man Bilbo. 1963. Reprint. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1976.

Hendrix, Jerry A. “Theodore G. Bilbo: Evangelist of Racial Purity.” In The Oratory of Southern Demagogues, edited by Cal M. Logue and Howard Dorgan, pp. 151-72. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1981.

Luthin, Reinhard H. “Theodore G. Bilbo: ‘The Man’ of Mississippi.” In American Demagogues: Twentieth Century, pp. 44-76. 1954. Reprint. Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1959.

McCain, William D. “The Theodore G. Bilbo Papers.”Southern Quarterly 3 (July 1965): 263-79.

___. “Theodore Gilmore Bilbo and the Mississippi Delta.” Journal of Mississippi History 31 (February 1969): 1-27.

Morgan, Chester M. Redneck Liberal: Theodore G. Bilbo and the New Deal. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985.

___. “Senator Theodore G. Bilbo, the New Deal, and Mississippi Politics (1934-1940).” Journal of Mississippi History 47 (August 1985): 147-64.

Peterson, F. Ross. “Glen H. Taylor and the Bilbo Case.” Phylon 31 (Winter 1970): 344-50.

Rutledge, Wilmuth Saunders. “The John J. Henry-Theodore G. Bilbo Encounter, 1911.” Journal of Mississippi History 34 (November 1972): 357-72.

Saucier, Bobby Wade. “The Public Career of Theodore G. Bilbo.” Ph.D. dissertation, Tulane University, 1971.

Seal, Enoch, Jr. “The Senatorial Career of Theodore Gilmore Bilbo.” Master’s thesis, Mississippi State University, 1951.

Skates, John R., Jr. “Journalist vs. Politician: Fred Sullens and Theodore G. Bilbo.” Southern Quarterly 8 (April 1970): 273-85.

Smith, Charles Pope. “Theodore G. Bilbo’s Senatorial Career. The Final Years: 1941-1947.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Southern Mississippi, 1983.

Sumerlin, Alvin. “Theodore Bilbo: The Last Phase.” Ph.D. dissertation, Louisiana State University, 1950.

U.S. Congress. Memorial Services Held in the House of Representatives and Senate of the United States, Together with Remarks Presented in Eulogy of Theodore Gilmore Bilbo, Late a Senator from Mississippi. 80th Cong., 2d sess., 1948. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1950.