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What a Woman Ought to Be and to Do: Black Professional Women Workers during the Jim Crow Era
This work explores the inner world of American Black professional women during the Jim Crow era. It is a story of struggle and empowerment, of the strength of a group of women who worked againstExpand
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Black Club Women and the Creation of the National Association of Colored Women
Much of what we know about black dub women has been explained in the context of the creation of the National Association of Colored Women (NACW).1 This scholarship often links black dub women'sExpand
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W. E. B. Du Bois and The Souls of Black Folk
In this book, Stephanie J. Shaw brings a new understanding to one of the great documents of American and black history. While most scholarly discussions of "The Souls of Black Folk" focus on theExpand
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Using the WPA Ex-Slave Narratives to Study the Impact of the Great Depression
FOR AT LEAST TWO GENERATIONS ACADEMICS HAVE BEEN REAPING THE benefits of the Works Progress Administration's (WPA) Federal Writers' Project. White-collar workers employed by this program during theExpand
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The Sovereignty of Soul