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Strangers in the land of paradise : the creation of an African American community, Buffalo, New York, 1900-1940

Author: Lillian Serece Williams
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1999.
Series: Blacks in the diaspora.
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Genre/Form: History
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Williams, Lillian Serece.
Strangers in the land of paradise.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607260073
Online version:
Williams, Lillian Serece.
Strangers in the land of paradise.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)609351884
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Serece Williams
ISBN: 0253335523 9780253335524
OCLC Number: 40453137
Description: xvii, 273 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. Blacks in Twentieth-Century Buffalo: Structural Development --
1. The Early Years --
2. Growing Up Black --
3. To Help See One Another Through --
4. Work --
Pt. II. Blacks Organize to Improve Their Status: Institutional Development --
5. Philanthropy and Uplift --
6. Not Aims, but Opportunity --
7. Civil Rights, Politics, and Community --
App. I. Figures --
1. Age Distribution of Buffalo Population by Race and Sex, 1920 --
2. Household Status of Black Males, 1905 --
3. Household Status of Black Males, 1925 --
4. Household Status of Black Females, 1905 --
5. Household Status of Black Females, 1925 --
6. Median Salary and Weekly Experience --
High School and Grammar School --
7. Median Salary and Weekly Experience --
Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish Women --
8. Median Salary and Weekly Experience --
American and "Old Immigration" Groups --
9. Median Salary and Weekly Experience --
American and "New Immigration" Groups --
10. Median Salary and Weekly Experience --
American and "Old Immigration" Groups (high school graduates only) --
11. Median Salary and Weekly Experience --
American and "New Immigration" Groups (high school graduates only) --
App. II. Maps --
1. Black Population in the City of Buffalo, 1905 --
2. Black Population in the City of Buffalo, 1915 --
3. Black Population in the City of Buffalo, 1925 --
4. Ethnic Settlements in Buffalo at the Turn of the Twentieth Century --
5. Buffalo Tracts, Wards, Councilmanic Districts --
App. III. Method of Computerization and Occupation Codes.
Series Title: Blacks in the diaspora.
Responsibility: by Lillian Serece Williams.

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