Los Angeles : Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 2001.
1 online resource (557 pages) : maps
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: African Americans in California history, California in African American history / Lawrence B. De Graaf and Quintard Taylor The early African heritage of California / Jack D. Forbes African American women and community development in California, 1848-1900 / Willi Coleman "The greatest state for the Negro": Jefferson L. Edmonds, Black propagandist of the California dream / Lonnie G. Bunch III Harvest of gold: African American boosterism, agriculture, and investment in Allensworth and Little Liberia / Dolores Nason McBroome In search of the promised land: African American migration to San Francisco, 1900-1945 / Albert S. Broussard "Your life is really not just your own": African American women in twentieth century California / Shirley Ann Wilson Moore The evolution of Black music in Los Angeles, 1890-1955 / Bette Yarbrough Cox Becoming Democrats: liberal politics and the African American community in Los Angeles, 1930-1965 / Douglas Flamming "In the interest of all races": African Americans and interracial cooperation in Los Angeles during and after World War II / Kevin Allen Leonard Deindustrialization, urban poverty and African American community mobilization in Oakland, 1945 through the 1990s / Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo Black fire: "riot" and "revolt" in Los Angeles, 1965 and 1992 / Gerald Horne African American suburbanization in California, 1960 through 1990 / Lawrence B. De Graaf Coalition building in Los angeles: the Bradley years and beyond / Raphael J. Sonenshein.
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Print version: Seeking El Dorado : African Americans in California. Los Angeles : Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 2001 xiii, 537 pages : maps ; 24 cm.