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Title Living with Jim Crow : African American women and memories of the segregated South / [edited by] Anne Valk and Leslie Brown.

Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

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 Moore Stacks  E185.61 .L597 2010    Available  ---
Description 209 p. ; ill, 25 cm.
Series Palgrave studies in oral history
Palgrave studies in oral history.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction: We Did Well With What We Had: Remembering Black Life behind the Veil * Kin to Everybody: Childhood * Crossing Over into another World: Personal Relationships across the Lifespan * You are All under Bondage, which is True: Working Lives * A Society Totally Our Own: Institutional and Cultural Life in Black Communities * I Like to Get Something Done: Fighting for Social and Political Change.
Summary "This groundbreaking book collects black women's personal recollections of their public and private lives during the period of legal segregation in the American South. Using first-person narratives, collected through oral history interviews, the book emphasizes women's role in their families and communities, treating women as important actors in the economic, social, cultural, and political life of the segregated South. By focusing on the commonalities of women's experiences, as well as the ways that women's lives differed from the experiences of southern black men, Living with Jim Crow analyzes the interlocking forces of racism and sexism"--Provided by publisher.
Subject African American women -- Southern States -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Segregation -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
Racism -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
Sexism -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
Southern States -- Race relations -- Anecdotes.
Southern States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Southern States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
Interviews -- Southern States.
Genre/Form Oral histories.
Added Author Valk, Anne M., 1964-
Brown, Leslie, 1954-
ISBN 9780230621527 (pbk.)
9780230619623 (hardback)
0230619622 (hardback)
023062152X (pbk.)