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Black towns and profit

Kenneth Marvin Hamilton

Black towns and profit

promotion and development in the trans-Appalachian West, 1877-1915

by Kenneth Marvin Hamilton

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History.,
    • Cities and towns -- West (U.S.) -- History.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-173) and index.

      StatementKenneth Marvin Hamilton.
      SeriesBlacks in the New World
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.925 .H36 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 185 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1879442M
      ISBN 100252017579
      LC Control Number90039863

        Book towns by Alex Johnson, published by Frances Lincoln, £ This is very much a community-run book town. From simple beginnings in , when it . The Oklahoma All-Black Towns Foundation is an Oklahoma Domestic Not For-Profit Corporation filed on Ma The company's filing status is listed as In Existence and its File Number is The Registered Agent on file for this company is Roberta Clardy and is located at N Louisville, Tulsa, OK Founded:

      The Green-Book was what they needed.” The Green-Book final edition, in , filled 99 pages and embraced the entire nation and even some international cities. The guide pointed black Author: Jacinda Townsend.   By , at least black towns and communities had been established nationwide. Some were modeled on black towns that had been formed after the American Revolution and during the antebellum era.

        The Average Revenue of Small Bookstores. The market for bookstores has been in a state of flux over the past few decades. An unexpected side-effect of the massive growth in online book sales is that major chain retailers have either folded or retreated. Small, independent bookstores are starting to regain sales ground.   The town of Boley, located in the western part of Okfuskee County in Oklahoma, was one of the most vibrant black towns in all of the Indian Territory in the early 20th century. It was also once described by Booker T. Washington as “the finest black town in the world.”.


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0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a acres African-Americans all-black towns Allen Allensworth April asserted Association attempted August Bank of Mound bank's Banks to Washington Barnett black settlers.

Black towns, listed by state: sources: Adapted from Kenneth Marvin Hamilton, Black Towns and Profit: Promotion and Development Black towns and profit book the Trans-Appalachian West, – (Urbana, Ill., ); and Ben Wayne Wiley, Ebonyville in the South and Southwest: Political Life in the All-Black Town, Ph.D.

diss., University of Texas at Arlington ( The black-town idea reached its peak in the fifty years after the Civil War; at least sixty black communities were settled between and Norman L.

Crockett has focused on the formation, growth and failure of five such by: Get this from a library. Black towns and profit: promotion and development in the Trans-Appalachian West, [Kenneth M Hamilton]. Click to read more about Black Towns and Profit: Promotion and Development in the Trans-Appalachian West, by Kenneth Marvin Hamilton.

LibraryThing is a 5/5. Get this from a library. Black towns and profit: promotion and development in the trans-Appalachian West, [Kenneth Marvin Hamilton] -- Black towns include Nicodemus, Kansas; Mound Bayou, Mississippi; Langston City, Oklahoma; Boley, Oklahoma; and Allensworth, California.

Oklahoma’s all-black towns included Clearview, Boley and Langston, which was founded aroundaccording to the Black Towns Project. Mound Bayou, Miss.

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Black towns and profit: promotion and development in the trans-Appalachian West, / Kenneth Marvin Hamilton. Format Book Published Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c Description xii, p., [12] p. of plates: ill.

; 24 cm. Series Blacks in the New World Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. black towns oklahoma With African Americans making up approximately 10 percent of the so-called "Indian Territory", at least 27 all-black towns, more than any other state, were created in Oklahoma.

After the Civil War many of these individuals came to the state as formerly enslaved persons or as in the case of Rev. Willie Haney, members of.

Today, only a few all-black towns survive, but their legacy of economic and political freedom is well remembered. Larry O'Dell Oklahoma Historical Society. Crockett, Norman. The Black Towns.

Lawrence: Regents Press of Kansas, Hamilton, Kenneth Marvin. Black Towns and Profit: Promotion and Development in the Trans-Appalachian West, Kenneth Marvin Hamilton is the author of Black towns and profit ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Booker T.

Washington in American 4/5(2). - The Black Towns by Crockett, Norman L. You Searched For: ISBN: Edit Your Search. Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes.

May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. In fact, Black people go to Black towns, some regularly and some for special events.

Maybe they used to live in a Black town and routinely visit to see family. Some Blacktown churches draw in Black Oklahomans living elsewhere in the state, and Black-church pastors often are not locally based but instead commute to the towns to lead services.

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S Douglas Russell editor Western Age. Black Towns and Profit: Promotion and Development in the Trans-Appalachian West,by Kenneth Marvin Hamilton. Blacks in the New World Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, xii, pp. Illustrations, notes, appendixes, index. $ cloth. REVIEWED BY WILLIAM L.

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