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Author Harper, Kimberly, 1982-

Title White man's heaven : the lynching and expulsion of blacks in the Southern Ozarks, 1894-1909 / Kimberly Harper.

Imprint Fayetteville, Ark. : University of Arkansas Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  364.1 Har    ---  Available
Description xxv, 325 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pierce City: "we were once slaves" -- Pierce City: "white man's heaven" -- Pierce City: the lark and Godley trials -- Joplin: "have mercy on my soul" -- Joplin: "hurrah for Hickory Bill" -- Springfield: "the devil was just as good a friend to God" -- Springfield: "a slumbering volcano" -- Springfield: "the Easter offering" -- Springfield: "they certainly had not the bearing of deacons" -- Springfield: "murder in the air" -- Harrison: "their voices filled the air" -- Conclusion.
Subject Lynching -- Missouri -- History.
Racism -- Missouri -- History.
African Americans -- Violence against -- Missouri -- History.
African Americans -- Missouri -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- Relocation -- Missouri -- History.
Missouri -- Race relations -- History.
ISBN 9781557289414 (casebound : alk. paper)
1557289417 (casebound : alk. paper)
9781557289841 (pbk.)
Sudoc No. HI.F 3/178-8:W 54/2010 ardocs

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