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A New Deal for Bronzeville : housing, employment, & civil rights in Black Chicago, 1935-1955  Cover Image E-book E-book

A New Deal for Bronzeville : housing, employment, & civil rights in Black Chicago, 1935-1955

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  • OCLC: ocn922640703
  • ISBN: 0809334267
  • ISBN: 9780809334261
  • ISBN: 0809334275
  • ISBN: 9780809334278
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 200 pages) : illustrations
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  • Published: Carbondale :Southern Illinois University Press,[2015]
  • Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015]

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Black belts insult us : equal housing and contested liberalism during the depression -- Poor but not poverty stricken : equal employment campaigns in 1930s Chicago -- Housing the soldiers of the home front -- The greatest Negro victory since the Civil War : fair employment policy during World War II -- From foxholes to ratholes : struggles for postwar housing -- Picket lines were the front lines for democracy : Black veterans' labor activism in post-World War II Chicago.
Note: English.
Subject: African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions -- 20th century
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century
Civil rights movements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 20th century
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations

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