Item Details

The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941

Bernadette Pruitt
Format
Book
Published
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2013.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Series
Sam Rayburn Series on Rural Life
ISBN
9781603449489 (book/cloth : alk. paper), 1603449485 (book/cloth : alk. paper), 9781623490034 (ebook format/all ebooks), 1623490030 (ebook format/all ebooks)
Contents
  • Pulling up the stakes: the great migration to Houston, 1900-1930
  • Building a city: migrant settlements in Houston, 1900-1941
  • Beautiful people: agency in Houston, 1900-1941
  • "That was their protection and safeguard": Houston's "new Negro, " 1917-1941
  • In "the Garden of Eden": the Houston Renaissance, 1900-1941
  • The black economy at work: wage earners, professionals, economic crisis, and the origins of the second great migration, 1900-1941.
Description
xxi, 453 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-429) and index.
Series Statement
Sam Rayburn series on rural life ; no. 21
Sam Rayburn series on rural life no. 21
Technical Details
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