Pruitt, Bernadette, 1965-

The other great migration : the movement of rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941 / Bernadette Pruitt. - 1st ed. - College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2013. - xxi, 453 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. - Sam Rayburn series on rural life ; no. 21 . - Sam Rayburn series on rural life ; no. 21. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

9781603449489 (book/cloth : alk. paper) 1603449485 (book/cloth : alk. paper) 9781623490034 (ebook format/all ebooks) 1623490030 (ebook format/all ebooks)

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African-Americans--Migrations--History--Texas--Houston--20th century.
Rural-urban migration--History--Texas--Houston--20th century.
Migration, Internal--History--Texas--Houston--20th century.
African Americans--Social conditions--Texas--Houston--20th century.
Community development--History--Texas--Houston--20th century.


Houston (Tex.)--Social conditions--20th century.
Houston (Tex.)--Race relations--History--20th century.

F394.H89 / N48 2013