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Black HuntingtonAn Appalachian Story

Black Huntington: An Appalachian Story

Cicero M., III Fain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042591
eISBN:
9780252051432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042591.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book studies the multi-generational transition of rural and semi-rural southern black migrants to life in the embryonic urban-industrial town of Huntington, West Virginia, between 1871 and 1929. ... More

Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South

Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South

Amy Louise Wood and Natalie J. Ring (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042409
eISBN:
9780252051241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042409.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This collection of nine original essays explores the development of a modern criminal justice system in the Jim Crow South, from the 1890s through the 1950s. It covers key transformations surrounding ... More

Death to FascismLouis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

Death to Fascism: Louis Adamic's Fight for Democracy

John P. Enyeart

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042508
eISBN:
9780252051357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042508.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Death to Fascism focuses on how social justice immigrant activist Louis Adamic went from being a Slovenian peasant to leading a coalition that included black intellectuals and journalists, ... More

The World in a CityMultiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

David M. Struthers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042478
eISBN:
9780252051319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042478.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines interracial labor and radical organizing in Los Angeles, California, and the United States/Mexico borderlands between 1900 and 1930. Domestic and transnational migration to Los ... More

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