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The Chicago race riots, July, 1919

Author: Carl Sandburg
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nearly a century ago, an African American teenager crossed an invisible line of segregation at a Chicago beach and paid with his life. The incident set off days of violence, resulting in dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. This contemporary account was written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Carl Sandburg, who reported on the riots for the Chicago Daily News.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sandburg
ISBN: 9780486498454 048649845X
OCLC Number: 792881242
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harcourt, Brace, and Howe, 1919.
Description: xiv, 82 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: I. The Chicago Race Riots --
II. The Background --
III. The Negro Migration --
IV. Real Estate --
V. Demand for Negro Labor --
VI. New Industrial Opportunities --
VII. After Each Lynching --
VIII. Trades for Colored Women --
IX. Negroes and Rising Rents --
X. Unions and the Color Line --
XI. Abouth Lynchings --
XII. Negro Crime Tales --
XIII. Colored Gamblers --
XIV. An Official of the Packers --
XV. Mr. Julius Rosenwald Interviewed --
XVI. For Federal Action.
Responsibility: Carl Sandburg ; with an introductory note by Walter Lippmann ; preface to the Dover edition by Paul Buhle.
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Nearly a century ago, an African American teenager crossed an invisible line of segregation at a Chicago beach and paid with his life. The incident set off days of violence, resulting in dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. This contemporary account was written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Carl Sandburg, who reported on the riots for the Chicago Daily News.

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