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African American miners and migrants : the Eastern Kentucky Social Club  Cover Image E-book E-book

African American miners and migrants : the Eastern Kentucky Social Club

Wagner, Thomas E. (Author). Obermiller, Phillip J. (Added Author).

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  • OCLC: on1086968631
  • ISBN: 0252092732
  • ISBN: 9780252092732
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
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  • Published: Urbana :University of Illinois Press,[2004]
  • Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2004]

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages [143]-153) and index.
Contents: Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Coming Up on the Rough Side of the Mountain: African Americans and Coal Camps in Appalachia -- 2. Life for Me Ain't Been No Crystal Stair: African Americans in Coal Towns -- 3. I Don't Know Where To, but We're Moving: African American Survival Strategies in Coal Towns -- 4. Sing a Song of 'Welfare': Corporate Communities and Welfare Capitalism in Southeastern Kentucky -- 5. Living Tolerably Well Together: Life in Model Towns along Looney Creek
6. What Kept You Standing, Why Didn't You Fall?: African Americans in Benham and Lynch7. One Close Community: The Eastern Kentucky Social Club -- 8. They Love Coming Home: Appalachian Ties That Bind -- Afterword: Values, Spoken and Unspoken -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Note: English.
Subject: Eastern Kentucky Social Club -- Biography
African Americans -- Societies, etc
African Americans -- Interviews
African American coal miners -- Kentucky -- Social life and customs
Mining camps -- Kentucky -- History
Rural-urban migration -- United States
Kentucky -- Social life and customs
Mountain life -- Kentucky
Benham (Ky.) -- Biography
Lynch (Ky.) -- Biography

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