ISBN-10:
0253214084
ISBN-13:
9780253214089
Pub. Date:
07/01/2000
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Strangers In The Land Of Paradise / Edition 1

Strangers In The Land Of Paradise / Edition 1

by Lillian Serece Williams

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253214089
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 07/01/2000
Series: Blacks in the Diaspora Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 667,080
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Lillian Serece Williams is Chair of African American Studies at the University of Buffalo, State University of New York.

Table of Contents

PrefaceXI
AcknowledgmentsXVI
Introduction1
Part IBlacks in Twentieth-Century Buffalo: Structural Development
1.The Early Years9
2.Growing Up Black31
3.To Help See One Another Through45
4.Work65
Part IIBlacks Organize to Improve Their Status: Institutional Development
5.Philanthropy and Uplift99
6.Not Alms, but Opportunity123
7.Civil Rights, Politics, and Community151
Conclusion188
Appendix IFigures
1.Age Distribution of Buffalo Population by Race and Sex, 1920194
a.Blacks
b.Whites
2.Household Status of Black Males, 1905195
3.Household Status of Black Males, 1925196
4.Household Status of Black Females, 1905197
5.Household Status of Black Females, 1925198
6.Median Salary and Weekly Experience--High School and Grammar School199
7.Median Salary and Weekly Experience--Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish Women199
8.Median Salary and Weekly Experience--American and "Old Immigration" Groups200
9.Median Salary and Weekly Experience--American and "New Immigration" Groups200
10.Median Salary and Weekly Experience--American and "Old Immigration" Groups (high school graduates only)201
11.Median Salary and Weekly Experience--American and "New Immigration" Groups (high school graduates only)201
Appendix IIMaps
1.Black Population in the City of Buffalo, 1905204
2.Black Population in the City of Buffalo, 1915205
3.Black Population in the City of Buffalo, 1925206
4.Ethnic Settlements in Buffalo at the Turn of the Twentieth Century207
5.Buffalo Tracts, Wards, Councilmanic Districts208
Appendix IIIMethod of Computerization and Occupation Codes209
Notes217
Bibliography249
Periodicals and Newspapers261
Manuscript Collections263
Index265

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