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The Negro in Illinois : the WPA papers

Author: Brian Dolinar; Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Illinois.
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2013.
Series: New Black studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Making available an invaluable perspective on African American life, this volume represents a publication of immense historical and literary importance.

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Negro in Illinois.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012044794
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Dolinar; Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Illinois.
ISBN: 9780252094958 0252094956
OCLC Number: 904303659
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 24 févr. 2015).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xlvi, 286 p.).
Contents: First, the french --
Slavery --
Abolition --
The Underground Railroad --
Lincoln and the Negro --
John Brown's friend --
Leave a summer land behind --
Rising --
Churches --
Soldiers --
Business --
Work --
Iola --
The migrants keep coming --
The exodus train --
Slave market --
Professions --
Health --
Houses --
Social life and social uplift --
Recreation and sports --
Defender --
Politics --
What is Africa to me? --
And churches --
Literature --
Music --
The theatre --
Rhythm.
Series Title: New Black studies.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Dolinar.

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"An exciting act of scholarly recovery. The Negro in Illinois papers, at long last available, are an invaluable guide to the role of American writers in crafting one of the first composite narratives Read more...

 
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