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“Why Not Visit Chicago”: Tour Companies and City Business Organizations, 1870–1915

Catherine Cocks

in Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the startling juxtaposition of an American city, less than one hundred years old and notorious for its vulgar commercialism, to two of the great capitals of Europe, which ... More


Youth Activism and the NAACP

Lee Sartain

in Borders of Equality: The NAACP and the Baltimore Civil Rights Struggle, 1914-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037511
eISBN:
9781621039303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037511.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the youth movement in Baltimore, from early NAACP college chapters to other groups in the 1960s. It looks at the NAACP’s creation of Youth Councils and College Chapters to ... More


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