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Different from That Which Is Intended for the Colored Race: Mexicans and Mexico in Jim Crow Mississippi, 1918–1939

Julie M. Weise

in Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624969
eISBN:
9781469624983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624969.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Two shows that from the 1910s through the 1930s, tens of thousands of Mexicans and Mexican Americans who initially lived in Texas moved on to the rural black-white South. Of these, the ... More


Southern Strivings

Erik S. Gellman and Jarod Roll

in The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036309
eISBN:
9780252093333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036309.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the respective backgrounds of the two preachers under discussion, highlighting the similarities in their life stories—particularly their shared frustrations growing up as ... More


A Place to Begin

Carol Boggess

in James Still: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174181
eISBN:
9780813174815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

James Still was born July 16, 1906, in Chambers County, Alabama. This chapter provides background on his parents, J. Alex Still and Lonie Lindsey, and a brief discussion of the family genealogy. His ... More


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