The Resource The other great migration : the movement of rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941, Bernadette Pruitt

The other great migration : the movement of rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941, Bernadette Pruitt

Label
The other great migration : the movement of rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941
Title
The other great migration
Title remainder
the movement of rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941
Statement of responsibility
Bernadette Pruitt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The twentieth century has seen two great waves of African American migration from rural areas into the city, changing not only the country's demographics but also black culture. In her thorough study of migration to Houston, Bernadette Pruitt portrays the move from rural to urban homes in Jim Crow Houston as a form of black activism and resistance to racism. Between 1900 and 1950 nearly fifty thousand blacks left their rural communities and small towns in Texas and Louisiana for Houston. Jim Crow proscription, disfranchisement, acts of violence and brutality, and rural poverty push
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.896/07307641411
Index
index present
LC call number
F394.H89
LC item number
N48 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Sam Rayburn series on rural life
Series volume
number 21
Label
The other great migration : the movement of rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941, Bernadette Pruitt
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn862077736
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461949466
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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63f62fe9-0258-4831-afe3-14aa02b224f5
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not applicable
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.b29218731
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862077736
  • pebcs1461949467

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