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Way up north in Louisville : African American migration in the urban South, 1930-1970

Author: Luther Adams
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010.
Series: John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
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Way Up North in Louisville: African American Migration in the Urban South, 1930-1970

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luther Adams
ISBN: 9780807834220 080783422X
OCLC Number: 607975645
Description: xiv, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Headed for Louisville : African American migration within the South --
Way up north in Louisville : migration and the meaning of the South --
I never Jim Crowed myself : navigating the boundaries of race in the River City --
No room for possum or crawfish : African American migrants' challenge to Jim Crow --
Behold the land : to stay and fight at home and struggle for civil rights --
Upon this rock : African American migration and the transformation of the postwar urban landscape --
Conclusion : A tale of two cities --
Appendix : Migration, population, and employment data.
Series Title: John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Responsibility: Luther Adams.

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