Working Americans, 1898-2016. African Americans

Working Americans, 1898-2016. African Americans

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Working Americans 1898-2016, Volume 14: African Americans is the newest addition to Grey House Publishing's Working Americans series. The African-American struggle and triumph comes to life in these pages, from the Emancipation Proclamation and racial segregation in the 1800s to the the Harlem Renaissance and the Civil Rights Movement to the first African American president, this volume provides real information on what it meant to be an African American from the 1880s to the present day.

Following the format of previous volumes in the Working Americans series, the text closely examines the lives of more than 30 individuals. Each profile is enriched with real data on Income & Job Descriptions, Selected Prices of the Times, Annual Incomes & Budgets, Life at Work, Life at Home, Life in the Community, along with News Features, Key Events, and Illustrations. The depth of information contained in each profile allows the user to explore the private, financial and public lives of these subjects, deepening our understanding of how calls for change took place in our society.
Publisher: Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, c2016
ISBN: 9781682171066
Branch Call Number: R 331.09 D445w v.014
Characteristics: x, 381 pages : illustrations, maps, charts ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: African Americans


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