Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920

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Through the lens of real estate transactions from 1890 to 1920, Kevin McGruder offers an innovative perspective on Harlem's history and reveals the complex interactions between whites and African Americans at a critical time of migration and development. During these decades Harlem saw a dramatic increase in its African American population, and although most histories speak only of the white residents who met these newcomers with hostility, this book uncovers a range of reactions. Although some white Harlem residents used ...

Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920 2017, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231169158

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