The Resource Right to ride : streetcar boycotts and African American citizenship in the era of Plessy v. Ferguson, Blair L. M. Kelley

Right to ride : streetcar boycotts and African American citizenship in the era of Plessy v. Ferguson, Blair L. M. Kelley

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Right to ride : streetcar boycotts and African American citizenship in the era of Plessy v. Ferguson
Title
Right to ride
Title remainder
streetcar boycotts and African American citizenship in the era of Plessy v. Ferguson
Statement of responsibility
Blair L. M. Kelley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Through a reexamination of the earliest struggles against Jim Crow, Blair Kelley exposes the fullness of African American efforts to resist the passage of segregation laws dividing trains and streetcars by race in the early Jim Crow era. Right to Ride chronicles the litigation and local organizing against segregated rails that led to the Plessy v. Ferguson decision in 1896 and the streetcar boycott movement waged in twenty-five southern cities from 1900 to 1907. Kelley tells the stories of the brave but little-known men and women who faced down the violence of lynching and urban
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kelley, Blair Murphy
Dewey number
323.1196/073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.K355 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Segregation in transportation
  • Boycotts
  • United States
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Richmond (Va.)
  • Savannah (Ga.)
Label
Right to ride : streetcar boycotts and African American citizenship in the era of Plessy v. Ferguson, Blair L. M. Kelley
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [233]-245) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- New York : the Antebellum roots of segregation and dissent -- The color line and the ladies' car : segregation on southern rails before Plessy -- Our people, our problem? : Plessy and the divided New Orleans -- Where are our friends? : crumbling alliances and New Orleans streetcar boycott -- Who's to blame? : Maggie Lena Walker, John Mitchell Jr., and the great class debate -- Negroes everywhere are walking : work, women, and the Richmond streetcar boycott -- Battling Jim Crow's buzzards : betrayal and the Savannah streetcar boycott -- Bend with unabated protest: on the meaning of failure -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469604107
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)565696
  • (OCoLC)656841471
  • (SSID)ssj0000427286
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11262026
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000427286
  • (PQKBWorkID)10407128
  • (PQKB)10068525
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC565696
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4401537
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse48577
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000037570
Label
Right to ride : streetcar boycotts and African American citizenship in the era of Plessy v. Ferguson, Blair L. M. Kelley
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [233]-245) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- New York : the Antebellum roots of segregation and dissent -- The color line and the ladies' car : segregation on southern rails before Plessy -- Our people, our problem? : Plessy and the divided New Orleans -- Where are our friends? : crumbling alliances and New Orleans streetcar boycott -- Who's to blame? : Maggie Lena Walker, John Mitchell Jr., and the great class debate -- Negroes everywhere are walking : work, women, and the Richmond streetcar boycott -- Battling Jim Crow's buzzards : betrayal and the Savannah streetcar boycott -- Bend with unabated protest: on the meaning of failure -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469604107
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)565696
  • (OCoLC)656841471
  • (SSID)ssj0000427286
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11262026
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000427286
  • (PQKBWorkID)10407128
  • (PQKB)10068525
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC565696
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4401537
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse48577
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000037570

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