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A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riot of 1919

by Hartfield, Claire,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 27 Libraries 29 of 29 copies
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Summary
On a hot day in July 1919, five black youths went swimming in Lake Michigan, unintentionally floating close to the "white" beach. An angry white man began throwing stones at the boys, striking and killing one. Racial conflict on the beach erupted into days of urban violence that shook the city of Chicago to its foundations. This mesmerizing narrative draws on contemporary accounts as it traces the roots of the explosion that had been building for decades in race relations, politics, business, and clashes of culture. Archival photos and prints, source notes, bibliography, index.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "This well-documented text outlines the events leading to the race riot in Chicago in the summer of 1919, which caused 38 deaths and more than 500 injuries. The prologue, the first two chapters, and the last three chapters (out of 20) address the riot; the rest provide a detailed and accessible history of the growth of Chicago as a meat-processing center, the formation and influence of trade unions, the influx of European immigrants, and the WWI-era black migration from the South. Quotes, statistics, and period photos help build background. An epilogue describes the partly successful results of a commission charged with instigating change and mentions other unhappy events of the Red Summer of 1919: 25 additional race riots across the U.S. The conclusion paints a positive picture of diverse, present-day Chicago, noting that the past century has brought many needed changes. This solid entry covers a topic not often mentioned in YA literature, and will support researchers looking for balanced coverage for history, civil rights, and economics reports.--McBroom, Kathleen Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Taking her title from a line in a Carl Sandburg poem, Hartfield (Me and Uncle Romie) examines a weeklong clash between black and white Chicago residents in August 1919. She plunges readers into the story with a description of the event that sparked the riots, the accidental but racially motivated killing of a 14-year-old black boy at a Chicago beach. Hartfield then provides a detailed history of racial tensions in her native city, highlighting the economic and societal impact of the waves of Southern blacks who migrated north to Chicago between the middle of the 19th century and WWI, lured by the promise of work and educational opportunities. Racial tensions, Hartfield explains, were further fueled by the influx of Irish and Eastern European immigrants, themselves the target of discrimination and scorn ("Chicago was a hotbed of prejudice"). The author bolsters her account of this long-simmering conflict with succinct profiles of various Chicagoans, including abolitionists, meatpacking barons, union leaders, journalists, and politicians. Photos, editorial cartoons, and advertisements further immerse readers in a vivid chronicle with no shortage of contemporary relevance. Ages 12-up. Agent: Rosemary Stimola, Stimola Literary Studio. (Jan.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Chicago Race Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1919 -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Chicago Race Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1919.
African Americans.
Race relations.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 1875- -- Juvenile literature.
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 1875-
Publisher Boston :2018
Other Titles Chicago Race Riot of 1919
Language English
Awards Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2019
Description 198 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-189) and index.
ISBN 9780544785137
0544785134
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