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The Historiographies of the Labor and Civil Rights Movements: At the Intersection of Parallel Lines

Alan Draper

in Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056975
eISBN:
9780813053752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056975.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that the historiographies of the labor movement and civil rights movement have proceeded on similar tracks: national, organization histories have been succeeded by more local, ... More


Conclusion

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This concluding chapter assesses the questions with which the book's narrative starts. It analyzes the complex political, legal, and social factors that influenced the way in which early ... More


Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Susan D. Carle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This book uncovers the forgotten contributions of late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century national organizations—including the National Afro-American League, the National Afro-American ... More


Introduction

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter presents an overview of the book's argument and narrative. It argues that social movements theory and standard legal civil rights history have failed to fully account for the work of the ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


Forging Our Civil Right to Public Space, 1999–2015

Gregory W. Bush

in White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami's Virginia Key

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062648
eISBN:
9780813051628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062648.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter details the struggle to retain Virginia Key Beach Park from 1999, when the city administration attempted to waive deed restrictions in order to commercialize the property. ... More


Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

William D. Green

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Spanning the half-century after the Civil War, Degrees of Freedom draws a rare picture of black experience in a northern state and of the nature of black discontent and action within a predominantly ... More


Senate Bill no. 181

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 6 examines the national effort to end discrimination as reflected in Congress with enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1875, the lack of impact that it had to secure rights to public ... More


Mr. Douglass and the Civilizable Characteristics of the Colored Race

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 5 looks at persistence of discrimination in public accommodations and the reluctance of patrons to end discriminatory practices.


A Certain Class of Citizens

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 7 documents the massing complaints of black Minnesotans against the discrimination they continued to encounters and a resolve to organize to confront it, associating for a time with militant ... More


The Election of J. Frank Wheaton

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 11 examines the campaign that led to Wheaton’s election as the first black legislator in Minnesota history.


Maurice Jernigan Takes a Stand

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 2 focuses on the role that barbers played to advance black equality.


The Legacy

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter records the final days of McGhee, Wheaton (who had relocated to New York), and John Adams who showed ambivalence to Washington during the Wizard’ decline in power. Upon Adams’ death, his ... More


Introduction

Zoë Burkholder

in An African American Dilemma: A History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190605131
eISBN:
9780190605162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605131.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1944, Gunnar Myrdal famously identified the “American Dilemma,” an inherent tension between widespread faith in equal opportunity on one hand and discrimination against African Americans on the ... More


On Becoming a Good Republican

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 3 looks at the celebration of black suffrage rights and the challenge of white patrons to blacks to work hard to be farmers and skilled laborers as a means of becoming bona fide Republicans, ... More


The Sons of Freedom

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 4 looks at the attempt of black leaders to create an organization to aid blacks in acquiring farms, apprenticeships, and quality education.


Wheaton and McGhee: A Tale of Two Leaders

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 10 focuses on the rise of two black leaders in Minnesota who form a rivalry—Republican Frank Wheaton and Democrat Fredrick McGhee. Both men were Bookerites.


Professor Washington, Leader of the Race

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 8 looks at the rise of Booker T. Washington as the new leader for the black race, anointed by the national white business elite.


The Renaissance of the Cakewalk

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 9 examines how Minnesota’s black political and business elite, in recognizing Washington’s power, embraces Washington’s agenda for Southern black advancement through accommodation while ... More


A Defining Moment for Mcghee

William D. Green

in Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 13 documents the conference of Washington’s National Afro-American Council (NAAC) that was held in St. Paul, 1902, organized by McGhee. What was intended to be his springboard to national ... More


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