The Jim Crow Encyclopedia: Greenwood Milestones in African American History, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313341826
  • ISBN-13: 9780313341823
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 915 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Covers the era through numerous essay entries on such areas as law, media, business, politics, employment, religion, education, people, events, culture, the arts, protest, the military, class, housing, sports, and violence as well as through accompanying key primary documents.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Guide to Related Topics.
Preface.
Introduction.
Chronology of Jim Crow.
1: Abernathy, Ralph David (1926–1990).
2: Advertising.
3: Affirmative Action.
4: African Blood Brotherhood.
5: Agricultural Adjustment Act.
6: Alabama.
7: Alabama Council on Human Relations (1954–1961).
8: Albany Civil Rights Movement (1961–1962).
9: Ali, Muhammad (b. 1942).
10: Amos ‘n’ Andy.
11: Apartheid.
12: Appalachia.
13: Arkansas.
14: Armed Forces.
15: Armstrong, Louis (1901–1971).
16: Arnett, Benjamin W., Jr. (1838–1906).
17: Art.
18: Asian Americans.
19: Asian Exclusion Act.
20: Associated Negro Press.
21: The Atlanta Compromise.
22: Back to Africa Movement.
23: Baldwin, James (1924–1987).
24: Basketball.
25: Bates, Daisy Lee Gatson (1913?–1999).
26: Baton Rouge Bus Boycott.
27: Beaumont, Texas, Race Riot (June 15–16, 1943).
28: Belafonte, Harry (b. 1927).
29: Berea College v. Kentucky (1906–1908).
30: Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875–1955).
31: The Birth of a Nation (1915).
32: The Black Cabinet.
33: Black Codes.
34: Black Entertainers Against Jim Crow.
35: Black Hollywood (1930–1950).
36: Black Like Me and John Howard Griffin.
37: Black Nationalism.
38: Blues.
39: Boiling v. Sharpe (1954).
40: Brooklyn Dodgers.
41: Brown v. Board of Education.
42: Brown v. Board of Education, Legal Groundwork for.
43: Buchanan v. Warley (1917).
44: Bureau of Indian Affairs.
45: Canada.
46: Caribbean.
47: Carver, George Washington (1864–1943).
48: Catholicism.
49: Chicago Race Riot of 1919.
50: Children's Literature.
51: Churches.
52: Cinema.
53: Civil Rights Act of 1875.
54: Civil Rights Acts of 1957 and 1960.
55: Civil Rights Act of 1964.
56: Civil Rights Movement.
57: Civilian Conservation Corps (1933–1942).
58: Cold War.
59: Cole, Nat “King” (1919–1965).
60: Colored Farmers' Alliance.
61: Communist Party.
62: Confederate Flag.
63: Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
64: Connor, “Bull” (1897–1973).
65: Cooper v. Aaron.
66: Cooper, Anna Julia (1858–1964).
67: Cosmetics.
68: Costigan-Wagner Anti-Lynching Bill.
69: Country Music.
70: Cruse, Harold (1916–2005).
71: Camming v. Richmond County Board of Education (175 U.S. 528).
72: Dahmer, Vernon (1908–1966).
73: Dawes Severalty Act (1887).
74: Democratic Party.
75: Desegregation.
76: Detroit Race Riot of 1943.
77: Discrimination.
78: Disenfranchisement.
79: Dixiecrats.
80: Dixon, Thomas, Jr. (1864–1946).
81: Domestic Work.
82: Don't Buy Where You Can't Work.
83: Double V Campaign.
84: Du Bois, W.E.B. (1868–1963).
85: Dunbar, Paul Laurence(1872–1906).
86: Dyer, Leonidas C. (1871–1957).
87: East St. Louis Riot of 1917.
88: Education.
89: Elaine Massacre (1919).
90: Ellington, Duke (1899–1974).
91: Ellison, Ralph (1914–1994).
92: Ethiopia.
93: Eugenics.
94: Evers, Medgar (1925–1963).
95: Executive Order 9808.
96: Executive Order 9981.
97: Eyes on the Prize.
98: Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC).
99: Farmer, James (1920–1999).
100: Faulkner, William (1897–1962).
101: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
102: Federal Government.
103: Federal Writers' Project.
104: Florida.
105: Folk Medicine.
106: Folsom, James (1908–1987).
107: Football.
108: Frazier, E. Franklin (1894–1962).
109: Freemasons.
110: G. I. Bill.
111: Gandhi, Mahatma (1869–1948).
112: Garvey, Marcus (1887–1940).
113: Georgia.
114: Gibson, Althea (1927–2003).
115: Gospel Music.
116: Gray Commission.
117: Gray, Garland (1901–1977).
118: Great Depression.
119: Great Migration.
120: Great Retreat.
121: Greensboro Four.
122: Griffith, D.W. (1875–1948).
123: Haiti.
124: Hamer, Fannie Lou (1917–1956).
125: Harlan, John Marshall (1833–1911).
126: Harlem Renaissance.
127: Health Care.
128: Hispanics/Latinos.
129: Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
130: Homosexuality.
131: Housing Covenants.
132: Houston Riot of 1917.
133: Hughes, Langston (1902–1967).
134: Humor and Comic Traditions.
135: Industrial Workers of the World.
136: Intelligence Testing.
137: Islam.
138: Japanese Internment.
139: Jazz.
140: Jews in the South.
141: Jim Crow.
142: Johnson, Jack (1878–1946).
143: Johnson, John H. (1918–2005).
144: Journal of Negro History.
145: Julian, Percy (1899–1975).