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Knock at the Door of Opportunity : Black Migration to Chicago, 1900-1919.

Author: Christopher Robert Reed
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2014.
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Disputing the so-called ghetto studies that depicted the early part of the twentieth century as the nadir of African American society, this thoughtful volume by Christopher Robert Reed investigates black life in turn-of-the-century Chicago, revealing a vibrant community that grew and developed on Chicago's South Side in the early 1900s. Reed also explores the impact of the fifty thousand black southerners who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reed, Christopher Robert.
Knock at the Door of Opportunity : Black Migration to Chicago, 1900-1919.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Robert Reed
ISBN: 9780809333349 0809333341 1306875668 9781306875660 9780809333332 0809333333
OCLC Number: 881417214
Description: 1 online resource (410 pages)
Contents: Cover; Jacket Flaps; Frontispiece; Title page; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Fabric of Society; 2. Black Chicago and the Color Line; 3. The Structure of Society; 4. Housing along an Elastic Streetscape; 5. Religion and Churches; 6. Labor and Business; 7. Politics and Protest; 8. The Reuniting of a People: A Tale of Two Black Belts; 9. Employment and Political Contention; 10. Martial Ardor, the Great War, and the Race Riot of 1919; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Author biography; Back Cover.

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Disputing the so-called ghetto studies that depicted the early part of the twentieth century as the nadir of African American society, this thoughtful volume by Christopher Robert Reed investigates black life in turn-of-the-century Chicago, revealing a vibrant community that grew and developed on Chicago's South Side in the early 1900s. Reed also explores the impact of the fifty thousand black southerners who streamed into the city during the Great Migration of 1916-1918, effectively doubling Chicago's African American population. Those already residing in Chicago's black neighborhoods.

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