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 astrong 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|