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African Americans in the Furniture City : the struggle for civil rights in Grand Rapids

Author: Randal Maurice Jelks
Publisher: Urbana and Chicago : University of Illinois Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The formation of a northern African American community and its struggle for civil rights

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jelks, Randal Maurice, 1956-
African Americans in the Furniture City.
Urbana and Chicago : University of Illinois Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005022113
(OCoLC)61211338
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randal Maurice Jelks
OCLC Number: 643892468
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 217 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Negro, North and South : racial stigma in nineteenth-century Grand Rapids --
In colored circles : the shape of African American civil society --
"Thirteen races and nationalities" : the politics of race relations in the age of Booker T. Washington --
Making opportunity : new Negroes and the struggle against Jim Crow --
"Southern Negroes flock to Michigan" : social welfare and northern migration --
The making of the Brough Community Association : the limits of class and interracial cooperation --
"Today's Negro and tomorrow's world" : African American protest and the politics of leadership --
Conclusion : "Outstretched hand and clenched fist" : Black consciousness and the second ghetto.
Responsibility: Randal Maurice Jelks.

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