Grossman, James R.

Land of Hope : Chicago, Black Southerners, and the Great Migration - Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011. - 1 online resource (400 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1; 1. ""All I Ask Is Give Me a Chance""; 2. ""The Negro's Natural Home""; 3. ""Tell Me about the Place""; 4. ""Bound for the Promised Land ""; Part 2; 5. ""Home People"" and ""Old Settlers""; 6. ""Don't Have to Look up to the White Man""; 7. ""Eny Kind of Worke""; 8. ""The White Man's Union""; 9. ""What Work Can I Get If I Go through School?""; Conclusion; Appendix A; Appendix B; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index

Grossman's rich, detailed analysis of black migration to Chicago during World War I and its aftermath brilliantly captures the cultural meaning of the movement.

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African Americans - Illinois - Chicago - History - 20th century.
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans - Southern States - Migrations - History - 20th century.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Migrations -- History -- 20th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 1875-.
Chicago (Ill.) - History - 1875-.
Migration, Internal - United States - History - 20th century.
Migration, Internal -- United States -- History -- 20th century.


Electronic books.

F548.9.N4 / G767 2011

977.3/1100496073 977.304200496073 977.31100496