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Author Jack, Bryan M., 1969-

Title The St. Louis African American community and the Exodusters [electronic resource] / Bryan M. Jack.

Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2007.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 178 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-172) and index.
Summary "A story of former slaves searching for their own promised land after the Civil War. Fleeing the South, and trying to reach Kansas, many became stranded in St. Louis. Jack tells how the city's African American community provided food, shelter, and funds to help the Exodusters complete their journey"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject African Americans -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- History -- 19th century.
Freedmen -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
African American pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Migrations -- History -- 19th century.
Migration, Internal -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964.
Community life -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- History -- 19th century.
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century.
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Saint Louis African American community and the Exodusters
ISBN 9780826217721 (alk. paper)
0826217729 (alk. paper)

 
    
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