The Black man comes to the city : a documentary account from the great migration to the great depression, 1915 to 1930 (Book, 1972) [WorldCat.org]
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The Black man comes to the city : a documentary account from the great migration to the great depression, 1915 to 1930

Author: Robert B Grant
Publisher: Chicago : Nelson-Hall Co., ©1972.
Series: Professional-technical series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Grant, Robert B., 1933-
Black man comes to the city.
Chicago, Nelson-Hall Co. [©1972]
(OCoLC)644154762
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert B Grant
ISBN: 0911012451 9780911012453
OCLC Number: 590829
Description: xvi, 269 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. Migration. Statistics of the migration --
Stimulus to migration: Job opportunities available ; Letters of inquiry from the South ; Letters to the South from recent black migrants ; Case studies --
Reaction to the migration: Northern newspaper comment on the migration ; Southern reaction to the migration --
Poetic comment --
2. The reality of opportunity: living conditions. Housing --
Social disorganization --
Case studies --
Residential restriction: Restrictive covenants ; Agitation ; Violence --
3. The reality of opportunity: employment conditions. The employment situation in the cities --
The black worker: Problems with unions ; Strikebreaking ; The job ceiling ; The black businessman --
Brass spittoons --
4. View across the color line: white. Scientific support for racism --
Views on race: from the right --
Views on race: in the center --
Views on race: from the left --
5. View across the color line: black. Accommodation --
Radicalism --
Propaganda, protest, and welfare organizations --
Garveyism --
City life --
Voices: Pride ; Bitterness ; Satire ; Fear ; Determination --
Afterword.
Series Title: Professional-technical series.
Responsibility: Robert B. Grant.

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