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Author Hartfield, Claire, author.

Title A few red drops : the Chicago race riot of 1919 / Claire Hartfield.

Publication Info. Boston ; New York : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
copyright 2018

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  305.896 HARTFIELD    PHS NOT AVAILABLE  NO HOLDS AT PHS
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 305.896 Har    YA New Books Pittsburg  Available
Description 198 pages : black and white illustrations, map, portraits, facsimiles ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Catalyst -- The beach -- A time to reap -- First whispers -- Freedom fight -- Self-reliance -- White Negroes -- Waste matters -- Parallel universes -- A stone's throw -- Up from the south -- A higher call -- The northern fever -- A real place for Negroes -- A job, any job -- Full to bursting -- Respectability and respect -- Reaping the whirlwind -- Tensions rising -- Last straws -- Race riot -- Ratcheting up -- Point counterpoint -- Moment of truth.
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary This is a compelling look at the Chicago race riot of 1919, a crisis in the history of race relations that is echoed in today's headlines.
Audience Ages 15 & up.
Grades 10 & up.
1120L Lexile.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Chicago Race Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1919 -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions.
Chicago Race Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1919.
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions.
Chicago Race Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1919.
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 1875- -- Juvenile literature.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 1875-
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 1898-1919.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780544785137 (hardcover) : 17.30

 
    
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