Item Details

AlabamaNorth: African-American Migrants, Community, and Working-Class Activism in Cleveland, 1915-45

Kimberley L. Phillips
Format
Book
Published
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1999.
Language
English
Variant Title
Alabama north
Series
Working Class in American History
ISBN
025202477X (alk. paper), 0252067932 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: "Militancy and courage" in Alabamanorth: African-American migrants and the crossroads of southern Black culture
  • "Pins north": the routes of African-American migration to Cleveland
  • Encountering work: African-American workers' experiences in the Cleveland labor market, 1915-29
  • "Join a union" : African-American workers and organized labor, 1915-1930
  • A new world in the city: making homes in Cleveland
  • "Alabamanorth": a community of Southerners
  • "The future is yours": store boycott campaigns and Black workers' militancy
  • "The plight of Negro workers": federal initiatives and African-American working-class militancy during World War II
  • Conclusion: We will make a way somehow: the legacy of a Southern past in a Northern city
  • Notes
  • Index.
Description
xv, 334 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-326) and index.
Technical Details
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