Black workers in the era of the great migration

[microfilm guide]

Publisher: University Publications of America in Frederick, MD

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  • African Americans -- Employment -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.,
  • African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964 -- History -- Sources.,
  • African American labor union members -- History -- Sources.,
  • Rural-urban migration -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJames R. Grossman, editor ; associate editor, Randolph Boehm ; guide compiled by Martin Schipper.
SeriesBlack studies research sources : microfilms from major archival and manuscript collections, Black studies research sources
ContributionsGrossman, James R., Boehm, Randolph., Schipper, Martin Paul.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22117010M
ISBN 100890937400

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BLACK WORKERS IN THE ERA OF THE GREAT MIGRATION, James R. Grossman Editor Associate Editor Randolph Boehm Guide Compiled by Martin Schipper A microfilm project of UNIVERSITY PUBLICATIONS OF AMERICA, Get this from a library. Black workers in the era of the great migration, [James R Grossman; Martin Paul Schipper; University Publications of America, Inc.;] -- Materials related to the living and working conditions of black workers and workers in general during the Great Migration.

Includes documents from the National War Labor :// Get this from a library. Black workers in the era of the great migration, [guide]. [Martin Paul Schipper; James R Grossman; Randolph Boehm;] -- With the booming economy in northern cities during World War I, approximately one-half million blacks left the South and headed north in pursuit of work.

This collection consists of federal documents Black Workers in the Era of the Great Migration Guide. Butler Library, SUNY Buffalo State Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY Phone: () Fax: () Accessibility Policy Facebook Twitter Bywhen the Great Migration ended, its demographic impact was unmistakable: Whereas innine out of every 10 black Americans lived in the South, and three out of every four lived on The Great Migration was deeply anchored in the volition, decision-making, and social struggles of Southern black workers.

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What is the Great Migration. • The Great Migration was a massive relocation of African Americans from the rural Southern states to cities of the North. • The First Wave: to ( million people). After the migration slowed down a bit because of the Great ://   In the first wave of migration between and Chicago's black population more than doubled.

The Great Migration was prompted, in part, by the impact of World War I. Workers were needed to keep Chicago s factories rolling. Immigration restrictions imposed in the s further opened factory jobs with better pay to black ://   The Unsettling of Europe by Peter Gatrell review – the great migration, to the present Refugees trek from Lodz, Poland, to Berlin, December Photograph: Bettmann/Bettmann Archive   The Great Migration was the mass movement of about five million southern blacks to the north and west between and During the initial wave the majority of migrants moved to major northern cities such as Chicago, Illiniois, Detroit, Michigan, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and New York, New York.

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Black Saga: The African American Experience, A York: Houghton Mifflin Company, “Great Migration.” Footsteps. September   Legacy of Great Migration of black people from the South lives on, speakers say 15 years researching and writing about the era for her acclaimed book "The Warmth of Other Suns," said Sharlene   Great Migration accelerated in to black migrant workers from the South, southern planters, southern small-farm farmers, northern industrialists, agents, and white immigrant workers in the North.

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The creator of the guide, Harlem resident Victor H. Green, began producing the book in the s as a part-time project, but growing demand for its information made it an   Although Stockett's book does not focus on migration, it does focus on the Jim Crow-era of the South and the injustices committed that really did force many black families to leave home and head North.

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No longer largely located in one region, they brought their families, labor, culture and energy to the rest of the nation, changing it in ways that still reverberate to this ://.

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