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Trouble at Fort Huachuca: 1943–1944

Michael E. Lynch

in Edward M. Almond and the US Army: From the 92nd Infantry Division to the X Corps

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813177984
eISBN:
9780813177991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177984.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Almond had taken on one of the most difficult jobs in the Army. He dealt with all the normal challenges a division commander faced, such as housing, feeding, training, and equipping his unit, with ... More


The National Research Council and the Scientific Study of Race

Michael Yudell and J. Craig Venter

in Race Unmasked: Biology and Race in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168748
eISBN:
9780231537995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168748.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The efforts of the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academy of Sciences concerning the scientific and sociological meanings of race in America were concluded in the final report of the ... More


Will the US cities recover?

Anne Power, Jörg Plöger, and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes how the three larger industrial cities of Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Philadelphia responded to the urban crisis. It explains that programmes of renewal evolved in US cities ... More


Carl Rowan and the Dilemma of Civil Rights, Propaganda, and the Cold War

Michael L. Krenn

in African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038877
eISBN:
9780252096839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038877.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the influence of Cold War politics and policies exerted on journalist and State Department spokesperson Carl Rowan during the 1950s and 1960s. It argues that Rowan's contention ... More


Our Newcomers to the City: The Great Migration and the Making of Modern Mass Culture

Davarian L. Baldwin

in Beyond Blackface: African Americans and the Creation of American Popular Culture, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834626
eISBN:
9781469602967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878026_brundage.12
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how the Chicago Defender had already begun to sound the alarm about “a racial amusement problem.” As proof of “boisterousness and defiance of public sentiment,” the Defender ... More


Race and Reconciliation at Mid-Century

Allan W. Austin

in Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This concluding chapter covers the work of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in the 1950s onward. Even as AFSC officials linked their efforts to the Quaker past and trusted Friendly ... More


Paul Schlisser

Arwen Donahue

in This is Home Now: Kentucky's Holocaust Survivors Speak

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125473
eISBN:
9780813135212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125473.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Paul was born in Álmosd, Hungary in 1935. His father was American—born in New York City—and he never accepted Hungarian citizenship. Paul's family was protected by the Swiss Embassy so they were put ... More


Conclusion

Mary Chamberlain

in Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

After the withdrawal of Jamaica and Trinidad from the West Indies Federation, Britain proposed a new federation of the East Caribbean with extended revenue raising powers, freedom of movement, a ... More


World War Looms

Gerald Horne

in The Rise and Fall of the Associated Negro Press: Claude Barnett's Pan-African News and the Jim Crow Paradox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041198
eISBN:
9780252099762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041198.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Claude Barnett began to collect material on racial problems in South America. It was at this point that Barnett and the Associated Negro Press (ANP) assumed more forcefully ... More


Cities, crises and the future

Sophie Body-Gendrot

in Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447332022
eISBN:
9781447332060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332022.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter begins with a discussion of how, in the 1960s, state planners and public technocrats' neglect for democratic public space contributed to social and racial problems in inner city areas, ... More


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