TITLE

Oil and Water: The Historiography of the Elaine Riots

AUTHOR(S)
Whayne, Jeannie M.
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies;Aug2001, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p149
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a historiography of the Elaine Race Riots of 1919 in Phillips County, Arkansas. Accounts of the riots from the perspective of whites and blacks; Historians' use of newspapers as a source of information; Tensions within the white community due to the economic expansion of the plantation system.
ACCESSION #
4970091

 

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