The Resource African Americans of Wichita, The Kansas African American Museum, (ebook)

African Americans of Wichita, The Kansas African American Museum, (ebook)

Label
African Americans of Wichita
Title
African Americans of Wichita
Statement of responsibility
The Kansas African American Museum
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The African American community of Wichita is as old as the city itself, dating back to early pioneers, cowboys, and business figures. Once relatively integrated, Wichita became more segregated as the 20th century unfolded. In response, African Americans developed a lively neighborhood downtown with its own businesses, churches, schools, and organizations. World War II brought new populations to work in the aircraft industry and set the stage for profound changes. In the 1950s, a younger generation of leaders challenged racism and discrimination, unleashing a period of change that was both hopeful and painful. In recent years, the African American community has become more complex, with generations of established families joined by recent transplants, emigrants from Africa, and children of mixed marriages. While challenges remain, African Americans are more visible than ever before in local life, evident in politics, business, sports, and education
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
978.1/8600496073
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Wichita (Kan.)
  • Wichita (Kan.)
  • Wichita (Kan.)
Target audience
adult
Label
African Americans of Wichita, The Kansas African American Museum, (ebook)
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Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439653456
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11513236
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11513236
System control number
MWT11513236
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
African Americans of Wichita, The Kansas African American Museum, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439653456
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11513236
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11513236
System control number
MWT11513236
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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