African American childhoods : historical perspectives from slavery to civil rights / Wilma King.
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
vi, , 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- African American children -- History.
African American children -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- History.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Social conditions.
- Place of Publication:
- United States New York (State) New York (City)
- Part I. Africa's progeny cast upon American shores; Minor players in bondage: interactions between enslaved and slaveholding children in the Antebellum South; No bondage for me: free boys and girls within a slave society
Part II. "Dis was atter freedom come": freed girls and boys remember the Emancipation; Black and Red education at Hampton Institute: A case study of the Shawnee Indians, 1900-1925; What a "Life" this is: An African American Girl comes of age during the Great Depression in Urban America; The Long way from the Gold Dust Twins to the Williams Sisters: Images of African American children in selected nineteenth- and twentieth-century print media; African American youth face violence and fear of violence in nineteenth and twentieth-century America; Emmett Till Generation: African American schoolchildren and the modern Civil Rights Movement in the South, 1954-1964
Afterword: African American Children in Contemporary Society.
- "First edition: November 2005."
"Cover design by Nina Brown."
Includes bibliographical references (p. -223) and index.
- Local notes:
- Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
- Penn Provenance:
- Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
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