ISBN-10:
0295980834
ISBN-13:
9780295980836
Pub. Date:
09/05/2000
Publisher:
University of Washington Press and Autry Museum of Western Heritage
Seeking El Dorado: African Americans in California

Seeking El Dorado: African Americans in California

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ISBN-13: 9780295980836
Publisher: University of Washington Press and Autry Museum of Western Heritage
Publication date: 09/05/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 550
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.24(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

PrefaceIntroduction, African Americans in California History, California in African American History

Part 1: Forming the Community1. The Early African heritage of California2. African American Women & Community Development in California 1848-1900

Part 2: Pursuing the Dream3. “The Greatest State for the Negro”, Jefferson L. Edmonds, Black Propagandist of the California Dream4. Harvests of Gold, African American Boosterism, Agriculture, and Investment in Allensorth and Little Liberia5. in Search of the Promised Land, African American Migration to San Francisco, 1900-19456. Your Life Is Really Not Just Your Own, African American Women in 20th Century California

Part 3: Developments in Culture and Politics7. The Evolution of Black Music in Los Angeles 1890-19558. Becoming Democrats, Liberal Politics and the African American Community in Los Angeles 1930-19659. In the Interest of All Races, African Americans and Interracial Cooperation in Los Angeles during and after World War II

Part 4: The Dream Deferred10. Deindustrialization, Urban Poverty and African American Community Mobilization in Oakland, 1945 through the 1990s11. Black Fire, Riot and Revolt in Los Angeles 1965 and 199212. African American Suburbanization in California 1960 through 199013. Coalition Building in Los Angeles, the Bradley Years and Beyond

Suggested ReadingsContributorsAcknowledgmentsIndex

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