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The grapevine of the Black South : the Scott Newspaper Syndicate in the generation before the civil rights movement

Author: Thomas Aiello
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Print culture in the South.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Scott Newspaper Syndicate, run by the owners of the Atlanta Daily World, included more than 240 black newspapers between 1931 and 1955. It became after World War I the modern version of the nineteenth century kinship network, the grapevine, and it looked much the same and served similar ends. In a pragmatic effort to avoid racial confrontation developing from white fear, newspaper editors developed a practical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Aiello
ISBN: 9780820354453 0820354457 9780820354460 0820354465
OCLC Number: 1030900096
Description: xiv, 293 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Atlanta, the Scott family, and the creation of a media empire --
Race, representation, and the Puryear ax murders --
The unsolved murder of William Alexander Scott --
The SNS, gender, and the fight for teacher salary equalization --
Expansion beyond the South in the wake of World War II --
Percy Greene and the limits of syndication --
Davis Lee and the transitory nature of syndicate editors --
The life and death of the Scott Newspaper Syndicate --
Appendix. The papers of the Scott Newspaper Syndicate.
Series Title: Print culture in the South.
Other Titles: Scott Newspaper Syndicate in the generation before the civil rights movement
Responsibility: Thomas Aiello.

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Offers the first critical history of the influential Southern Newspaper Syndicate, from its roots in the 1930s through its end in the 1950s. At its heyday, more than 240 papers were associated with  Read more...

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