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Contested Terrain : African American Women Migrate from the South to Cincinnati, 1900-1950

By: Bunch-Lyons, Beverly A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Crosscurrents in African American History: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (181 p.).ISBN: 9781135322687.Subject(s): African American women -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- History -- 20th century | African American women -- Ohio -- Cincinnati -- Social conditions -- 20th century | African Americans -- Migrations -- History -- 20th century | Cincinnati (Ohio) -- History -- 20th century | Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Rural-urban migration -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contested Terrain : African American Women Migrate from the South to Cincinnati, 1900-1950DDC classification: 305.4097717 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page ; Dedication; Table of Contents ; Acknowledgments; Introduction; One "Quitting the South": Profiles of African-American Women Who Left; Two "Mean Man Blues": Violence as Impetus for Migration; Three "The Work We''ve Done": African-American Women''s Employment Activities; Four "They Say the Schools are Better Up There": A Decent Education for My Children; Five "The Sacred and the Secular": Religious and Social Activities of Migrant Women; Six "Cincinnati was No Promised Land": Life in the Queen City; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This in-depth study focuses on black women migrants to the North and in doing so examines the interaction of race, class, regionalism, and gender during the early years of the 20th century.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page ; Dedication; Table of Contents ; Acknowledgments; Introduction; One "Quitting the South": Profiles of African-American Women Who Left; Two "Mean Man Blues": Violence as Impetus for Migration; Three "The Work We''ve Done": African-American Women''s Employment Activities; Four "They Say the Schools are Better Up There": A Decent Education for My Children; Five "The Sacred and the Secular": Religious and Social Activities of Migrant Women; Six "Cincinnati was No Promised Land": Life in the Queen City; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index

This in-depth study focuses on black women migrants to the North and in doing so examines the interaction of race, class, regionalism, and gender during the early years of the 20th century.

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Beverly A. Bunch-Lyonsis an Assistant Professor of History at Virginia Tech.

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