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African American miners and migrants : the Eastern Kentucky Social Club

Author: Thomas E Wagner; Phillip J Obermiller
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Documents the lives of Eastern Kentucky Social Club (EKSC) members, a group of black Appalachians who left the eastern Kentucky coalfields and their coal company hometowns in Harlan County. This book  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
African American miners and migrants
(DLC) 2003012089
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Wagner; Phillip J Obermiller
ISBN: 9780252092732 0252092732
OCLC Number: 1086968631
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Table of Contents --
Preface --
Introduction --
1. Coming Up on the Rough Side of the Mountain: African Americans and Coal Camps in Appalachia --
2. Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair: African Americans in Coal Towns --
3. I Don't Know Where To, but We're Moving: African American Survival Strategies in Coal Towns --
4. Sing a Song of 'Welfare': Corporate Communities and Welfare Capitalism in Southeastern Kentucky --
5. Living Tolerably Well Together: Life in Model Towns along Looney Creek 6. What Kept You Standing, Why Didn't You Fall?: African Americans in Benham and Lynch7. One Close Community: The Eastern Kentucky Social Club --
8. They Love Coming Home: Appalachian Ties That Bind --
Afterword: Values, Spoken and Unspoken --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Responsibility: Thomas E. Wagner and Phillip J. Obermiller ; afterword by William H. Turner.
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