To place our deeds : the African American community in Richmond, California, 1910-1963
- OCLC: on1298206610
- ISBN: 9780585283111
- ISBN: 0585283117
- ISBN: 0520215656 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0520927125
- ISBN: 9780520927124
1 online resource (xiii, 232 p.)
- Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2000.
|Bibliography:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-218) and index.
|Contents:|| Richmond before the War: A "Slow, Gradual and Comforting" Change -- Shipyards and Shipbuilders -- Boomtown -- Demobilization, Rising Expectations, and Postwar Realities -- Traditions from Home -- Epilogue: Community, Success, and Unfulfilled Promise.
|Summary:|| The historical development of one black working class community over a fifty year period is examined here. This researched social history is based on oral histories, newspaper and archival collections.
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|Subject:||Richmond (Calif.) -- Race relations
African Americans -- California -- Richmond -- Social conditions -- 20th century
African Americans -- California -- Richmond -- History -- 20th century
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