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The great migration north, 1910-1970, by Laurie Lanzen Harris

Label
The great migration north, 1910-1970
Title
The great migration north, 1910-1970
Statement of responsibility
by Laurie Lanzen Harris
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides a comprehensive overview of the movement of millions of African Americans out of the South during the twentieth century, including the political, social, and economic factors that drove their migration. Includes a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, Laurie Lanzen
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.6
LC item number
.H27 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Defining moments
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rural-urban migration
  • African Americans
Label
The great migration north, 1910-1970, by Laurie Lanzen Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-232) and index
Contents
Narrative overview. Becoming African American -- The first great migration -- The second great migration -- The civil rights movement -- The "return" migration -- The legacy of the great migration -- Biographies. Robert S. Abbott (1870-1940): newspaper publisher, founder, and editor of the Chicago defender -- Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955): educator and civil rights activist -- Tom Bradley (1917-1998): politician and first black mayor of Los Angeles -- W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963): scholar, historian, and civil rights leader -- Marcus Garvey (1887-1940): Jamaican black nationalist and founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association -- Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965): playwright and author of A raisin in the sun -- Langston Hughes (1902-1967): poet, short story writer, and playwright of the Harlem Renaissance -- Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968): civil rights leader and president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCSL) -- Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000): creator of The migration and other artistic works about the African-American experience -- A. Philip Randolph (1889-1979): labor and civil rights leader -- Malcolm X (1925-1965): political and religious leader and civil rights activist -- Primary sources. The Chicago Defender reports on lynchings in the Jim Crow South -- The massacre of East St. Louis -- The Chicago race riot of 1919 -- African Americans praise life in the North -- Langston Hughes remembers the Harlem Renaissance -- President Roosevelt signs the Fair Employment Act -- An eyewitness account of the 1943 race riot in Detroit -- President Truman integrates the American military -- An African-American migrant builds a new life in the North -- The Kerner report analyzes the root causes of racial tensions in America -- Reasons for the "return migration" to the South -- The great migration and its enduring impact on America
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 241 p.
Isbn
9780780811867
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011033540
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o747947280
  • (Sirsi) o747947280
  • (OCoLC)747947280
Label
The great migration north, 1910-1970, by Laurie Lanzen Harris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-232) and index
Contents
Narrative overview. Becoming African American -- The first great migration -- The second great migration -- The civil rights movement -- The "return" migration -- The legacy of the great migration -- Biographies. Robert S. Abbott (1870-1940): newspaper publisher, founder, and editor of the Chicago defender -- Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955): educator and civil rights activist -- Tom Bradley (1917-1998): politician and first black mayor of Los Angeles -- W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963): scholar, historian, and civil rights leader -- Marcus Garvey (1887-1940): Jamaican black nationalist and founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association -- Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965): playwright and author of A raisin in the sun -- Langston Hughes (1902-1967): poet, short story writer, and playwright of the Harlem Renaissance -- Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968): civil rights leader and president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCSL) -- Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000): creator of The migration and other artistic works about the African-American experience -- A. Philip Randolph (1889-1979): labor and civil rights leader -- Malcolm X (1925-1965): political and religious leader and civil rights activist -- Primary sources. The Chicago Defender reports on lynchings in the Jim Crow South -- The massacre of East St. Louis -- The Chicago race riot of 1919 -- African Americans praise life in the North -- Langston Hughes remembers the Harlem Renaissance -- President Roosevelt signs the Fair Employment Act -- An eyewitness account of the 1943 race riot in Detroit -- President Truman integrates the American military -- An African-American migrant builds a new life in the North -- The Kerner report analyzes the root causes of racial tensions in America -- Reasons for the "return migration" to the South -- The great migration and its enduring impact on America
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 241 p.
Isbn
9780780811867
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011033540
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o747947280
  • (Sirsi) o747947280
  • (OCoLC)747947280

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