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The Negro in New York : an informal social history

Title
The Negro in New York : an informal social history / Roi Ottley & William J. Weatherby, editors ; [preface by James Baldwin].
Author
Ottley, Roi, 1906-1960
Publication
New York : New York Public Library ; Dobbs Ferry, New York : Oceana Publications, 1967.

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Additional Authors
  • Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
  • Weatherby, William J.
Description
xix, 328 pages : map; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Oceana book ; no. 251
Uniform Title
Oceana book ; no. 251.
Subjects
Genre/Form
History
Note
  • "Edited from manuscripts in the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature and History, the New York Public Library ... originally prepared by the Federal Writers Project under the working title, 'Harlem--the Negroes of New York (an informal social history).'"
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-312) and index.
Contents
Foreword / Mrs. Jean Blackwell Hutson -- Editors' foreword -- Preface / James Baldwin -- Book One (1626-1800). Weary new world ; The slaves rebel ; Democracy, a slogan ; Echoes of Haitian thunder -- Book Two (1800-1865). Freedom, after a fashion ; Slavery's residue ; Radicals of color ; The Civil War -- Book Three (1865-1910). Negroes in an aggressive age ; Social emergence ; The talented tenth -- Book Four (1910-1930). New faces ; The "white man's war" ; Post-war era ; The black bourgeoisie ; The Negro Renaissance ; The Depression ; "I, too, sing America."
Call Number
Sc E 23-1459
LCCN
67021389
OCLC
477213
Author
Ottley, Roi, 1906-1960, editor.
Title
The Negro in New York : an informal social history / Roi Ottley & William J. Weatherby, editors ; [preface by James Baldwin].
Publisher
New York : New York Public Library ; Dobbs Ferry, New York : Oceana Publications, 1967.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Series
Oceana book ; no. 251
Oceana book ; no. 251.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-312) and index.
Local Note
Schomburg copy with dust jacket.
Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, writer of preface.
Weatherby, William J., editor.
Other Form:
Online version: Ottley, Roi, 1906-1960 Negro in New York. New York, New York Public Library, 1967 (OCoLC)607934361
Research Call Number
Sc E 23-1459
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