The Resource William Dorsey's Philadelphia and ours : on the past and future of the Black city in America, Roger Lane, (electronic resource)

William Dorsey's Philadelphia and ours : on the past and future of the Black city in America, Roger Lane, (electronic resource)

Label
William Dorsey's Philadelphia and ours : on the past and future of the Black city in America
Title
William Dorsey's Philadelphia and ours
Title remainder
on the past and future of the Black city in America
Statement of responsibility
Roger Lane
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Lane here illuminates the African-American experience through a close look at a single city, once the metropolitan headquarters of black America, now typical of many. He recognizes that urban history offers more clues, both to modern accomplishments and to modern problems, than the dead past of rural slavery. The book's historical section is based on hundreds of newly discovered scrapbooks kept by William Henry Dorsey, Philadelphia's first black historian. These provide an intimate and comprehensive view of the critical period between the Civil War and about 1900, when African-Americans, forma
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lane, Roger
Dewey number
974.8/1100496073
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F158.9.N4
LC item number
L36 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dorsey, William Henry
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Label
William Dorsey's Philadelphia and ours : on the past and future of the Black city in America, Roger Lane, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Introduction; PART I: THE MEDIUM AND THE MESSAGE: THE DORSEY COLLECTION AND THE BLACK PORTRAIT IN THE POPULAR PRESS; PART II: OCCUPATIONS AND MAKING A LIVING; PART III: THE WEB OF ORGANIZATION: RELIGION, RACE, CLASS, AND RECREATION; PART IV: WILLIAM DORSEY'S CITY AND OURS; APPENDIX I. The William Henry Dorsey Collection at Cheyney State University; APPENDIX II. Sources for William Dorsey and His Family; APPENDIX III. Philadelphians Most Noted in the Dorsey Collection; APPENDIX IV. ""Elite"" Philadelphians, 1860s and 1890s; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (508 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423726289
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000028596
  • (EBL)241551
  • (OCoLC)191929764
  • (SSID)ssj0000272088
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11206550
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000272088
  • (PQKBWorkID)10305401
  • (PQKB)11411486
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC241551
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000028596
Label
William Dorsey's Philadelphia and ours : on the past and future of the Black city in America, Roger Lane, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Introduction; PART I: THE MEDIUM AND THE MESSAGE: THE DORSEY COLLECTION AND THE BLACK PORTRAIT IN THE POPULAR PRESS; PART II: OCCUPATIONS AND MAKING A LIVING; PART III: THE WEB OF ORGANIZATION: RELIGION, RACE, CLASS, AND RECREATION; PART IV: WILLIAM DORSEY'S CITY AND OURS; APPENDIX I. The William Henry Dorsey Collection at Cheyney State University; APPENDIX II. Sources for William Dorsey and His Family; APPENDIX III. Philadelphians Most Noted in the Dorsey Collection; APPENDIX IV. ""Elite"" Philadelphians, 1860s and 1890s; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (508 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423726289
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000028596
  • (EBL)241551
  • (OCoLC)191929764
  • (SSID)ssj0000272088
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11206550
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000272088
  • (PQKBWorkID)10305401
  • (PQKB)11411486
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC241551
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000028596

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