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Race riot at East St. Louis

Elliott M. Rudwick

Race riot at East St. Louis

July 2, 1917

by Elliott M. Rudwick

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Published by World Pub. in Cleveland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Illinois -- East Saint Louis.,
  • Riots -- Illinois -- East Saint Louis.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 285-291.

    Statement[by] Elliott M. Rudwick. Foreword by Oscar Handlin.
    SeriesMeridian Book -- 219.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 300 p.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16062770M

    An introduction --The colonization conspiracy --The importation crisis --The first race riot and aftermath: a testing action --The July riot --The reaction of America and East St. Louis --The riot and agencies of law enforcement --Court trials of the whites --Court trials of the negroes --The call for Federal intervention --Employers and. Race riot at East St. Louis, July 2, Elliott M. Rudwick. Atheneum, - African Americans - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. An Introduction. 3: The Colonization Conspiracy. 7.

      The East St. Louis Race Riot Left Dozens Dead, Devastating a Community on the Rise Three days of violence forced African-American families Author: Allison Keyes. OCLC Number: Notes: "Meridian books, M" Description: xvii, pages illustrations 22 cm: Contents: An introduction --The colonization conspiracy --The importation crisis --The first race riot and its aftermath: a testing action --The July riot --The reaction of American and East St. Louis --The riot and agencies of law enforcement --Court trials of the Whites --Court trials of.

      Dubbed the East St. Louis "race riot," the events of July 2 and 3, , tore East St. Louis apart and shocked the nation.   The East St. Louis race riots have gone down in history as some of the worst examples of race relations in the St. Louis region. This Sunday, is the year anniversary of the first.


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The worst race riot America ever saw occurred in the grimy industrial slum of East St. Louis July 2, Contemporary reports said that more than Negroes were “shot, burned, clubbed to.

race riots."-- American Historical Review "His work fills a serious gap in the history of racial violence in the United States. Never before analyzed by sociologists in the way that the Chicago and. Race Riot at East St. Louis, July 2, " a well-researched and thoughtful inquiry into the circumstances and social forces producing one of the most violent of twentieth-century American race riots."-- American Historical Review "His work fills a serious gap in the history of racial violence in the United States.

With this account of the East St. Louis, Ill., race riot, the deadliest of a series of devastating racial battles that swept through American cities in the World War I era, Barnes (Blue Monday) chronicles one of the devastating assaults on African- American communities across the nation that culminated in the Red Summer of Barnes's account of the riot is a tale of labor unrest as blacks were used /5(21).

Barnes’ book centers on a race riot in East St. Louis, Ill., on July 2 and 3,that killed at least 48 men, women and children, 39 of them black, and. In American Pogrom: The East St. Louis Race Riot and Black Politics, Charles Lumpkins reveals that the attacks were orchestrated by businessmen intent on preventing black residents from attaining political power and determined to clear the city of African Americans.

Since the professional literature on race relations almost completely ignored the East St. Louis riot, I began collecting local data about it. Through a faculty research grant from Southern Illinois University, materials were also located in Springfield, Chicago, Washington, and New York City.

On July 2, 7, the most violent American race riot of the twentieth century occurred at East St. Louis, Illinois. White mobs, un-restrained by the police or the Illinois National Guard, ram-paged through the heart of the city, leaving at least thirty-nine Negroes and nine white people dead and almost $, in property damage.

In a book that combines an exciting discussion of the riot and. On July 2 and 3,race riots rocked the small industrial city of East St. Louis, Illinois.

American Pogrom takes the reader beyond that pivotal time in the city’s history to explore black people’s activism from the antebellum era to the eve of the post–World War II civil rights movement.

The bloodiest and ugliest of the race riots in the industrial North took place in East St. Louis on July 2, Historian-journalist Harper Barnes detailed the incident in his book Never Been A Time.

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Louis. I found the book disturbing because it is difficult for /5. On July 2 and 3,race riots rocked the small industrial city of East St. Louis, Illinois. American Pogrom takes the reader beyond that pivotal time in the city's history to explore black people's activism from the antebellum era to the eve of the post-World War II civil rights movement.

Charles Lumpkins shows that black residents of East St. Louis had engaged in formal politics since the. The East St. Louis riots or East St. Louis massacres were a series of outbreaks of labor- and race-related violence by people that caused the deaths of an estimated 40– African Americans in late May and early July Another 6, blacks were left homeless, and the rioting and vandalism cost approximately $, ($7, in ) in property s: Rioting, lynching.Try the new Google Books.

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