The Resource Better homes of South Bend : an American story of courage, Gabrielle Robinson, (ebook)

Better homes of South Bend : an American story of courage, Gabrielle Robinson, (ebook)

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Better homes of South Bend : an American story of courage
Title
Better homes of South Bend
Title remainder
an American story of courage
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Gabrielle Robinson
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1950, a group of African American workers at the Studebaker factory in South Bend met in secret. Their mission was to build homes away from the factories and slums where they were forced to live. They came from the South to make a better life for themselves and their children, but they found Jim Crow in the North as well. The meeting gave birth to Better Homes of South Bend, and a triumph against the entrenched racism of the times took all their courage, intelligence and perseverance. Author Gabrielle Robinson tells the story of their struggle and provides an intimate glimpse into a part of history that all too often is forgotten
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Midwest
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1942-
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Robinson, Gabrielle
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • African American neighborhoods
  • African Americans
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Discrimination in housing
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adult
Label
Better homes of South Bend : an American story of courage, Gabrielle Robinson, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781625855992
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11480140
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remote
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11480140
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MWT11480140
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Better homes of South Bend : an American story of courage, Gabrielle Robinson, (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
9781625855992
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11480140
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11480140
System control number
MWT11480140
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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