Degrees of freedom : the origins of civil rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912 (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Degrees of freedom : the origins of civil rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Author: William D Green
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William D Green
OCLC Number: 929014686
Description: XIX, 367 Seiten
Contents: Part I. The barbers. When America came to St. Paul --
Maurice Jernigan takes a stand --
On becoming a good Republican --
The sons of freedom --
Part II. The entrepreneurs. Mr. Douglass and the civilizable characteristics of the colored race --
Senate Bill No. 181 --
A certain class of citizens --
Professor Washington, leader of the race --
The renaissance of the cakewalk --
Part III. The radicals. Wheaton and McGhee: a tale of two leaders --
The election of J. Frank Wheaton --
A call to action --
A defining moment for McGhee --
After St. Paul, Niagara --
The legacy --
Epilogue: Time for a different tone of advocacy.
Responsibility: William D. Green.

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