Way Up North in Louisville : African American Migration in the Urban South, 1930-1970
By: Adams, Luther.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (289 p.).ISBN: 9780807899434.Subject(s): African Americans -- Kentucky -- Louisville -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century | African Americans -- Kentucky -- Louisville -- Social conditions -- 20th century | African Americans -- Migrations -- History -- 20th century | African Americans --Kentucky -- Louisville -- History -- 20th century | Civil rights movements -- Kentucky -- Louisville -- History -- 20th century | Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century | Migration, Internal -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century | Rural-urban migration -- Southern States -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Way Up North in Louisville : African American Migration in the Urban South, 1930-1970DDC classification: 307.2089/96073076944 LOC classification: F459.L89 N427 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION; 1 HEADED FOR LOUISVILLE: African American Migration within the South; 2 WAY UP NORTH IN LOUISVILLE: Migration and the Meaning of the South; 3 I NEVER JIM CROWED MYSELF: Navigating the Boundaries of Race in the River City; 4 NO ROOM FOR POSSUM OR CRAWFISH: African American Migrants' Challenge to Jim Crow; 5 BEHOLD THE LAND: To Stay and Fight at Home and Struggle for Civil Rights; 6 UPON THIS ROCK: African American Migration and the Transformation of the Postwar Urban Landscape; CONCLUSION: A Tale of Two Cities
APPENDIX: Migration, Population, and Employment DataNotes; Bibliography; Permissions for the Reprinting of Song Lyrics; Index
Luther Adams demonstrates that in the wake of World War II, when roughly half the black population left the South seeking greater opportunity and freedom in the North and West, the same desire often anchored African Americans to the South. Way Up North in Louisville explores the forces that led blacks to move to urban centers in the South to make their homes. Adams defines ""home"" as a commitment to life in the South that fueled the emergence of a more cohesive sense of urban community and enabled southern blacks to maintain their ties to the South as a place of personal identity, fam
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