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

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
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Defining moments
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Rural-urban migration
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 (SCLC) -- 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
  • (OCoLC)747947280
  • (OCoLC)ocn747947280
  • 630289
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 (SCLC) -- 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
  • (OCoLC)747947280
  • (OCoLC)ocn747947280
  • 630289

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