TITLE

"The Great Negro State of the Country": Arkansas's Reconstruction and the Other Great Migration

AUTHOR(S)
MATKIN-RAWN, STORY
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Arkansas Historical Quarterly;Spring2013, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented concerning the history of voluntary African American migration to Arkansas from other U.S. southern states between 1870 and 1910. It discusses the economic, political, and social significance of African American migration to Arkansas, particularly political participation, the reunification of families that had been separated by slavery, and racial tolerance and economic opportunity in Arkansas.
ACCESSION #
87645998

 

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