Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta

Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta

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When Franklin Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, Atlanta had the South's largest population of college-educated African Americans. The dictates of Jim Crow meant that these men and women were almost entirely excluded from public life, but as Karen F... for women was for a€œstrong and able-bodieda€ African Americans who performed heavy manual labor in Washington Park. ... womena#39;s work program, CWA and WPA sewing rooms sponsored by the Fulton County Department of Public Welfare.

Title:Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta
Author:Karen Jane Ferguson
Publisher:Univ of North Carolina Press - 2002


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