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Title Seeking El Dorado : African Americans in California / edited by Lawrence B. de Graaf, Kevin Mulroy, and Quintard Taylor.

Publication Info. Los Angeles : Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 2001.


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Description 1 online resource (557 pages) : maps
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: African Americans in California history, California in African American history / Lawrence B. De Graaf and Quintard Taylor -- The early African heritage of California / Jack D. Forbes -- African American women and community development in California, 1848-1900 / Willi Coleman -- "The greatest state for the Negro": Jefferson L. Edmonds, Black propagandist of the California dream / Lonnie G. Bunch III -- Harvest of gold: African American boosterism, agriculture, and investment in Allensworth and Little Liberia / Dolores Nason McBroome -- In search of the promised land: African American migration to San Francisco, 1900-1945 / Albert S. Broussard -- "Your life is really not just your own": African American women in twentieth century California / Shirley Ann Wilson Moore -- The evolution of Black music in Los Angeles, 1890-1955 / Bette Yarbrough Cox -- Becoming Democrats: liberal politics and the African American community in Los Angeles, 1930-1965 / Douglas Flamming -- "In the interest of all races": African Americans and interracial cooperation in Los Angeles during and after World War II / Kevin Allen Leonard -- Deindustrialization, urban poverty and African American community mobilization in Oakland, 1945 through the 1990s / Gretchen Lemke-Santangelo -- Black fire: "riot" and "revolt" in Los Angeles, 1965 and 1992 / Gerald Horne -- African American suburbanization in California, 1960 through 1990 / Lawrence B. De Graaf -- Coalition building in Los angeles: the Bradley years and beyond / Raphael J. Sonenshein.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject African Americans -- California -- History.
African Americans -- California -- Social conditions.
California -- History.
California -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author De Graaf, Lawrence Brooks.
Mulroy, Kevin.
Taylor, Quintard.
Other Form: Print version: Seeking El Dorado : African Americans in California. Los Angeles : Autry Museum of Western Heritage, 2001 xiii, 537 pages : maps ; 24 cm. 9780295980836 (DLC) 00051158
ISBN 9780295805313 (e-book)

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