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  • ISBN: 9780252068010
  • ISBN10: 0252068017

Lord, Please Don't Take Me in August African Americans in Newport and Saratoga Springs, 1870-1930

by Myra Beth Young Armstead

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Illinois Pr
  • Publish date: 09/01/1999
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"A well-written evocation of 'the common hopes and loves and labors' of African-American men and women in [Newport and Saratoga Springs], and it is a solid social history that makes a firm case for both similarity and local distinctiveness among urban black communities before the Great Depression." -- Andrew Wiese, Journal of American History"Armstead has written a compelling urban history in which she places the experiences of blacks in the resort towns of Saratoga and Newport within the context of the larger African-American community. . . . Well written and researched. . . . Illustrated with breathtaking photographs." -- Lillian Serece Williams, American Historical Review"This book is a genuinely interesting read. Any Saratoga history buff would enjoy it." - Judy Meagher, The Saratogian
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