"Everybody was black down there" : race and industrial change in the Alabama coalfields (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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"Everybody was black down there" : race and industrial change in the Alabama coalfields

Author: Robert H Woodrum
Publisher: Athens : Univ. of Georgia Press, 2007.
Series: Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1930, African Americans made up 53 percent of the mining workforce in Alabama. At the close of the twentieth century, only about 15 percent of Birmingham's miners were black. This work offers an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Woodrum
ISBN: 9780820327396 0820328790 9780820328799 0820327395
OCLC Number: 263654314
Notes: Race, class, gender, and community before 1941 -- The UMWA and the color line in Alabama, 1933-1942 -- The World War II strikes : 1941-1945 -- Race, economic decline, and the fight for the welfare and retirement fund : 1946-1950 -- Industrial transformation and the struggle over health care : 1950-1961 -- Globalization, race, and gender : 1961-1980 -- The era of global competition : 1980-2003.
Literaturverz. S. 273 - 292.
Description: XIV, 304 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South
Responsibility: by Robert H. Woodrum.

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