Item #933 The Black Towns. Norman L. Crockett.
The Black Towns
American Towns Settled by African Americans after the Civil War

The Black Towns

Lawrence: The Regents Press of Kansas, (1979). First printing. Black and white illustrations. Hardcover. Octavo. xvi, 244 pages. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Near prior owner monogram stamped under front and rear jacket flaps on both pastedowns. Jacket has some light rubs and extremity wrinkles.

A study of the self-segregated African American communities settled in the United States in the 50 years following the Civil War. Provides an uncommon examination of the role of African Americans in town settlement and promotion.

Item #933

Price: $150