AuthorPhillips, Kimberley L. (Kimberley Louise), 1960-
TitleAlabamaNorth : African-American migrants, community, and working-class activism in Cleveland, 1915-45 / Kimberley L. Phillips.
PublishedUrbana : University of Illinois Press, c1999.
Descriptionxv, 334 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
SeriesThe Working class in American history
ISBN0-252-02477-X (alk. paper)
ISBN0-252-06793-2 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 261-326) and index.
Formatted NoteContents: Introduction: "Militancy and courage" in AlabamaNorth: African-American migrants and the crossroads of southern Black culture -- "Pins" north: the routes of African-American migration to Cleveland -- Encountering work: African-American workers' experiences in the Cleveland labor market, 1915-29 -- "Join a union": African-American workers and organized labor, 1915-30 -- A new world in the city: making homes in Cleveland -- "AlabamaNorth": a community of Southerners -- "The future is yours:" store boycott campaigns and Black workers' militancy -- "The plight of Negro workers": federal initiatives and African-American working-class militancy during World War II -- Conclusion: We will make a way somehow: the legacy of a southern past in a northern city -- Notes -- Index.
SubjectsAfrican Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Economic conditions.
African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Economic conditions.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions.
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Labor movement -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- 20th century.
Migration, Internal -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- History -- 20th century.
Migration, Internal -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Working class -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Economic conditions.
Working class -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Social conditions.
Other TitlesAlabama north
LC Card Number98-58128
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