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The Other Great Migration - a book by Pruitt, Bernadette

The Other Great Migration

The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941

The Other Great Migration( )
Author: Pruitt, Bernadette
Foreword by: Hayes, M. Hunter
Series title:Sam Rayburn Series on Rural Life, Sponsored by Texas a&M University-Commerce Ser.
ISBN:978-1-60344-948-9
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Texas A&M University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

The twentieth century has seen two great waves of African American migration from rural areas into the city, changing not only the country's demographics but also black culture. In her thorough study of migration to Houston, Bernadette Pruitt portrays the move from rural to urban homes in Jim Crow Houston as a form of black activism and resistance to racism. Between 1900 and 1950 nearly fifty thousand blacks left their rural communities and small towns in Texas and...
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