Univ Of Washington Pr Books
Books editi da Univ Of Washington Pr con argomento African Americans Washington State Seattle History
Seattle in Black and White
edizioni Univ of Washington Pr collana Univ of Washington Pr (Paperback) , 2011
Seattle was a very different city in 1960 than it is today. There were no black bus drivers, sales clerks, or bank tellers. Black children rarely attended the same schools as white children. And few black people lived outside of the Central District. In 1960, Seattle was effectively a segregated town. Energized by...
The Forging of a Black Community
edizioni Univ of Washington Pr collana Univ of Washington Pr (Paperback)
Through much of the twentieth century, black Seattle was synonymous with the Central District--a four-square-mile section near the geographic center of the city. Quintard Taylor explores the evolution of this community from its first few residents in the 1870s to a population of nearly forty thousand in 1970. With...