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Seeking El Dorado : African Americans in California

Author: Lawrence Brooks De Graaf; Kevin Mulroy; Quintard Taylor; Autry Museum of Western Heritage.
Publisher: Los Angeles : Autry Museum of Western Heritage ; Seattle : University of Seattle Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of African Americans in California

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Brooks De Graaf; Kevin Mulroy; Quintard Taylor; Autry Museum of Western Heritage.
ISBN: 0295980826 9780295980829 0295980834 9780295980836
OCLC Number: 45247272
Description: xiii, 537 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: African Americans in California history, California in African American history / Lawrence B. De Graaf and Quintard Taylor --
The early African heritage of California / Jack D. Forbes --
African American women and community development in California, 1848-1900 / Willi Coleman --
"The greatest state for the Negro": Jefferson L. Edmonds, Black propagandist of the California dream / Lonnie G. Bunch III --
Harvest of gold: African American boosterism, agriculture, and investment in Allensworth and Little Liberia / Dolores Nason McBroome --
In search of the promised land: African American migration to San Francisco, 1900-1945 / Albert S. Broussard --
"Your life is really not just your own": African American women in twentieth century California / Shirley Ann Wilson Moore --
The evolution of Black music in Los Angeles, 1890-1955 / Bette Yarbrough Cox --
Becoming Democrats: liberal politics and the African American community in Los Angeles, 1930-1965 / Douglas Flamming --
"In the interest of all races": African Americans and interracial cooperation in Los Angeles during and after World War II / Kevin Allen Leonard --
Deindustrialization, urban poverty and African American community mobilization in Oakland, 1945 through the 1990s / Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo --
Black fire: "riot" and "revolt" in Los Angeles, 1965 and 1992 / Gerald Horne --
African American suburbanization in California, 1960 through 1990 / Lawrence B. De Graaf --
Coalition building in Los angeles: the Bradley years and beyond / Raphael J. Sonenshein.
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence B. de Graaf, Kevin Mulroy, and Quintard Taylor.
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