Racism in the nation's service : government workers and the color line in Woodrow Wilson's America (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Racism in the nation's service : government workers and the color line in Woodrow Wilson's America

Author: Eric Steven Yellin
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the philosophy behind Woodrow Wilson's 1913 decision to institute de facto segregation in government employment, cutting short careers of Black civil servants who already had high-status jobs and closing those high-status jobs to new Black aspirants.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Woodrow Wilson; Woodrow Wilson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Steven Yellin
ISBN: 9781469607207 1469607204
OCLC Number: 811603001
Description: 301 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: No south to us: African American federal employees in republican Washington --
The spoils: politics and black mobility --
The sensibilities of the people: black politics in crisis --
A new racial regime, 1913-1917 --
Democratic fair play: the Wilson administration in republican Washington --
Wilsonian praxis: racial discrimination in a progressive administration --
Resistance and friction: challenging and justifying Wilsonian praxis --
Republicans in the new regime, 1918-1929 --
Creating normalcy: Washington after Wilson.
Responsibility: Eric S. Yellin.

Abstract:

Traces the philosophy behind Woodrow Wilson's 1913 decision to institute de facto segregation in government employment, cutting short careers of Black civil servants who already had high-status jobs and closing those high-status jobs to new Black aspirants.

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