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Author Feldman, Lynne B.

Title A sense of place : Birmingham's Black middle-class community, 1890-1930 / Lynne B. Feldman.

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  976.1700496 F333s    ---  Available
Description xvi, 326 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-312) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The birth of a community -- Smithfield : the suburb -- Steps toward building the home sphere -- Leadership, the Black elite, and the business community -- Institution building : the creation of schools and their significance in the community -- Men seeking an identity : involvement in churches, clubs, and civic associations -- Women seeking an identity : improving the social and political environment -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject African Americans -- Alabama -- Birmingham -- History.
Middle class -- Alabama -- Birmingham -- History.
Birmingham (Ala.) -- History.
ISBN 0817309675 (alk. paper)
0817309691 (paper: alk. paper)

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