TITLE

The Mobile Streetcar Boycott of 1902: African American Protest or Capitulation?

AUTHOR(S)
Alsobrook, David E.
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Alabama Review;Apr2003, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the boycott of streetcars in 1902 in Mobile, Alabama. Social segregation; Racial environment; Racial tensions; Unique duration and effects; Dynamics of black leadership; Evolution of de jure segregation in Alabama's oldest city during the early 20th century.
ACCESSION #
9234250

 

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