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A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riots of 1919, Claire Hartfield

Label
A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riots of 1919
Title
A few red drops
Title remainder
the Chicago Race Riots of 1919
Statement of responsibility
Claire Hartfield
Title variation
  • Few red drops, the Chicago Race Riot of 1919
  • Chicago Race Riots of 1919
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a hot day in July 1919, five black youths went swimming in Lake Michigan, unintentionally floating close to the "white" beach. An angry white man began throwing stones at the boys, striking and killing one. Racial conflict on the beach erupted into days of urban violence that shook the city of Chicago to its foundations. This mesmerizing narrative draws on contemporary accounts as it traces the roots of the explosion that had been building for decades in race relations, politics, business, and clashes of culture. Archival photos and prints, source notes, bibliography, index
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 1120L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riots of 1919, Claire Hartfield
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
sky2ocm88932534
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9780544785137
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016026969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riots of 1919, Claire Hartfield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
sky2ocm88932534
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9780544785137
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016026969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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