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The Resource A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riot of 1919, Claire Hartfield

A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riot of 1919, Claire Hartfield

Label
A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riot of 1919
Title
A few red drops
Title remainder
the Chicago Race Riot of 1919
Statement of responsibility
Claire Hartfield
Title variation
Chicago Race Riot of 1919
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Examines the events and forces leading up to 1919 race riots in Chicago."--Provided by publisher
  • July, 1919. Five black youths went swimming in Lake Michigan, unintentionally floating close to the "white" beach. An angry white man began throwing stones at the boys, striking and killing one. Racial conflict on the beach erupted into days of urban violence that shook the city of Chicago to its foundations. Hartfield draws on contemporary accounts to trace the roots of the explosion that had been building for decades in race relations, politics, business, and clashes of culture. -- adapted from amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.896/0730773110904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • 1120
  • Ages 12 and up
  • 1120L
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
LC call number
F548.9.N3
LC item number
H37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riot of 1919, Claire Hartfield
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Parallel universes
  • A stone's throw
  • Up from the south
  • A higher call
  • The northern fever
  • A real place for Negroes
  • A job, any job
  • Full to bursting
  • Respectability and respect
  • Reaping the whirlwind
  • Catalyst
  • Tensions rising
  • Last straws
  • Race riot
  • Ratcheting up
  • Point counterpoint
  • Moment of truth
  • The beach
  • A time to reap
  • First whispers
  • Freedom fight
  • Self reliance
  • White Negroes
  • Waste matters
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9780544785137
Lccn
2016026969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map, illustrations
System control number
ocn953709906
Label
A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riot of 1919, Claire Hartfield
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Parallel universes
  • A stone's throw
  • Up from the south
  • A higher call
  • The northern fever
  • A real place for Negroes
  • A job, any job
  • Full to bursting
  • Respectability and respect
  • Reaping the whirlwind
  • Catalyst
  • Tensions rising
  • Last straws
  • Race riot
  • Ratcheting up
  • Point counterpoint
  • Moment of truth
  • The beach
  • A time to reap
  • First whispers
  • Freedom fight
  • Self reliance
  • White Negroes
  • Waste matters
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
198 pages
Isbn
9780544785137
Lccn
2016026969
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map, illustrations
System control number
ocn953709906

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