The Resource Racism in the nation's service : government workers and the color line in Woodrow Wilson's America, Eric S. Yellin, (electronic resource)

Racism in the nation's service : government workers and the color line in Woodrow Wilson's America, Eric S. Yellin, (electronic resource)

Label
Racism in the nation's service : government workers and the color line in Woodrow Wilson's America
Title
Racism in the nation's service
Title remainder
government workers and the color line in Woodrow Wilson's America
Statement of responsibility
Eric S. Yellin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Between the 1880s and 1910s, thousands of African Americans passed civil service exams and became employed in the executive offices of the federal government. However, by 1920, promotions to well-paying federal jobs had nearly vanished for black workers. Eric S. Yellin argues that the Wilson administration's successful 1913 drive to segregate the federal government was a pivotal episode in the age of progressive politics. Yellin investigates how the enactment of this policy, based on Progressives' demands for whiteness in government, imposed a color line on American opportunity and implicated
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yellin, Eric Steven
Dewey number
  • 331.6/396073009041
  • 331.63960730
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
JK723.A34
LC item number
Y45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilson, Woodrow
  • African Americans in the civil service
  • African Americans
Label
Racism in the nation's service : government workers and the color line in Woodrow Wilson's America, Eric S. Yellin, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-289) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
No south to us: African American federal employees in republican Washington -- The spoils: politics and black mobility -- The sensibilities of the people: black politics in crisis -- A new racial regime, 1913-1917 -- Democratic fair play: the Wilson administration in republican Washington -- Wilsonian praxis: racial discrimination in a progressive administration -- Resistance and friction: challenging and justifying Wilsonian praxis -- Republicans in the new regime, 1918-1929 -- Creating normalcy: Washington after Wilson
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (316 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469608020
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3170000000060750
  • (EBL)1120512
  • (OCoLC)843191926
  • (SSID)ssj0000872110
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11496121
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000872110
  • (PQKBWorkID)10830622
  • (PQKB)10696118
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000243910
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1120512
  • (OCoLC)841229545
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse23560
  • (EXLCZ)993170000000060750
Label
Racism in the nation's service : government workers and the color line in Woodrow Wilson's America, Eric S. Yellin, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-289) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
No south to us: African American federal employees in republican Washington -- The spoils: politics and black mobility -- The sensibilities of the people: black politics in crisis -- A new racial regime, 1913-1917 -- Democratic fair play: the Wilson administration in republican Washington -- Wilsonian praxis: racial discrimination in a progressive administration -- Resistance and friction: challenging and justifying Wilsonian praxis -- Republicans in the new regime, 1918-1929 -- Creating normalcy: Washington after Wilson
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (316 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469608020
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3170000000060750
  • (EBL)1120512
  • (OCoLC)843191926
  • (SSID)ssj0000872110
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11496121
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000872110
  • (PQKBWorkID)10830622
  • (PQKB)10696118
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000243910
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1120512
  • (OCoLC)841229545
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse23560
  • (EXLCZ)993170000000060750

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