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Author Reed, Christopher Robert.

Title All the world is here! : the Black presence at White City / Christopher Robert Reed.

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2000]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  E185.53.C5 R44 2000    AVAILABLE
Description xxx, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Blacks in the diaspora
Blacks in the diaspora.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. Around the nation. Expectations. ; Participation and protest. ; Race, class, and gender. -- Part 2. In host city Chicago. The domain of work. ; The social order. -- Part. 3. At the fair. "They met at the fair": linkages. ; The scope of involvement. -- Part 4. "All the world is here!". Continental Africa at the fair : Dahomey Village. ; On the fairgrounds : The Haytian pavilion. ; Diasporan and Continental Africa meet : the congress on Africa. -- Appendix I : Frederick Douglass's speech at Colored American Day. -- Appendix II : Colored people's blue book. -- Appendix III : Commentaries from midway types. -- Appendix IV : "Judge" a poem by A. T. Worden.
Subject World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Social aspects.
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 19th century -- Exhibitions -- History.
Africans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 19th century -- Exhibitions -- History.
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
African diaspora.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964.
African Americans -- Relations with Africans.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations.
United States -- Race relations.
ISBN 0253335663 cloth alkaline paper

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