Jim Crow capital : women and black freedom struggles in Washington, D.C., 1920-1945 /

"Local policy in the nation's capital has always influenced national politics. During Reconstruction, black Washingtonians were first to exercise their new franchise. But when congressmen abolished local governance in the 1870s, they set the precedent for southern disfranchisement. In the...

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Main Author: Murphy, Mary-Elizabeth B., (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Series:North Carolina scholarship online.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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