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Author Jefferson, Alison R., author.

Title The California dream : African American leisure sites during the Jim Crow era / Alison Rose Jefferson.

Publication Info. [Lincoln] : [University of Nebraska Press], [2020]


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Summary "Alison Rose Jefferson examines how African Americans pioneered America's "frontier of leisure" by creating communities and business projects in conjunction with their growing population in Southern California during the nation's Jim Crow era"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Historical context of leisure, the California dream, and the African American experience -- Before Beach blanket bingo: the politics of remembering African American leisure and removal in Los Angeles County at Bruce's Beach -- Race, real estate, and remembrance in Santa Monica's Ocean Park neighborhood -- Lake Elsinore: a Southern California resort town mecca for African American pleasure seekers -- Welcome to the Parkridge: adventures of African Americans in Southern California exurban country club and subdivision development during the 1920s -- Eureka! Race, leisure, subdivisions, promoters, and gambling on the California dream.
Note Print version record.
Subject African Americans -- Recreation -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century.
Leisure -- Social aspects -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century.
Resorts -- Social aspects -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century.
African American neighborhoods -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century.
Discrimination in public accommodations -- California, Southern -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- California, Southern -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
California, Southern -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- African American Studies.
African American neighborhoods. (OCoLC)fst00799277
African Americans -- Recreation. (OCoLC)fst00799667
African Americans -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst00799698
Discrimination in public accommodations. (OCoLC)fst00895124
Leisure -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00996044
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Southern California. (OCoLC)fst01692638
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Jefferson, Alison R. California dream. [Lincoln] : [University of Nebraska Press], [2020] 9781496201300 (DLC) 2019015601 (OCoLC)1099538462
ISBN 9781496219282 (electronic bk.)
1496219287 (electronic bk.)
9781496219305 (electronic bk.)
1496219309 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000066477367
AU@ 000067039440

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