A New Deal for Bronzeville : Housing, Employment, & Civil Rights in Black Chicago, 1935-1955

Kimble, Lionel, Jr., 1973- author

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  • Creator Lionel Kimble Jr
  • Format Books
  • Publication Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015]
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 200 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780809334261, 0809334267, 9780809334278
  • OCLC ocn895301755


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-191) and index.


  • "Black belts are an insult to us": equal housing and contested liberalism during the depression -- Poor but not poverty stricken: equal employment campaigns in 1930s Chicago -- Housing the soldiers of the home front -- "The greatest Negro victory since the Civil War": fair employment policy during World War II -- From foxholes to ratholes: struggles for postwar housing -- "Picket lines were the front lines for democracy": Black veterans' labor activism in post-World War II Chicago
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