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Abiding Courage: African American Migrant Women and the East Bay Community
Between 1940 and 1945, thousands of African Americans migrated from the South to the East Bay Area of northern California in search of the social and economic mobility that was associated with the region's expanding defense industry and its reputation for greater racial tolerance. Drawing on fifty oral interviews with migrants as well as on archival and other written recor ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published February 19th 1996 by University of North Carolina Press
(first published February 1st 1996)
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