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To place our deeds : the African American community in Richmond, California, 1910-1963  Cover Image E-book E-book

To place our deeds : the African American community in Richmond, California, 1910-1963

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  • OCLC: ocm45729314
  • ISBN: 9780585283111
  • ISBN: 0585283117
  • ISBN: 0520927125
  • ISBN: 9780520927124
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 232 pages) : illustrations
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  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 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.
Note: English.
Subject: African Americans -- California -- Richmond -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- California -- Richmond -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Richmond (Calif.) -- Race relations

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