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The making of Black Detroit in the age of Henry Ford

Author: Beth Tompkins Bates
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Tompkins Bates
ISBN: 9780807837450 0807837458 9781469601571 1469601575
OCLC Number: 955638203
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 343 p.) : il
Contents: With the wind at their backs : migration to Detroit --
Henry Ford ushers in a new era for Black workers --
The politics of inclusion and the construction of a new Detroit --
Drawing the color line in housing, 1915-1930 --
The politics of unemployment in depression-era Detroit, 1927-1931 --
Henry Ford at a crossroads : Inkster and the Ford Hunger March --
Behind the mask of civility: Black politics in Detroit, 1932-1935 --
Charting a new course for Black workers --
Black workers change tactics, 1937-1941.
Responsibility: Beth Tompkins Bates.

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