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The Resource Light in the darkness : African Americans and the YMCA, 1852-1946, Nina Mjagkij

Light in the darkness : African Americans and the YMCA, 1852-1946, Nina Mjagkij

Label
Light in the darkness : African Americans and the YMCA, 1852-1946
Title
Light in the darkness
Title remainder
African Americans and the YMCA, 1852-1946
Statement of responsibility
Nina Mjagkij
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the time of its emergence in the United States in 1852, the Young Men's Christian Association excluded blacks from membership in white branches but encouraged them to form their own associations and to join the Christian brotherhood on ""separate but equal"" terms. Nina Mjagkij's book, the first comprehensive study of African Americans in the YMCA, is a compelling account of hope and success in the face of adversity. African American men, faced with emasculation through lynchings, disenfranchisement, race riots, and Jim Crow laws, hoped that separate YMCAs would provide the opportunity to
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mjagkij, Nina
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • YMCA of the USA
  • YMCA of the USA
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • RELIGION
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
Label
Light in the darkness : African Americans and the YMCA, 1852-1946, Nina Mjagkij
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Origins of Racial Divisions in the YMCA, 1852-1875; 2. White Supervision of African-American YMCA Work, 1875-1891; 3. Growth and Centralization under African-American Leadership, 1891-1898; 4. Recruitment and Training of African-American YMCA Secretaries, 1898-1943; 5. Philanthropists and the Construction of YMCA Buildings, 1901-1933; 6. Serving African-American Soldiers in World War I; 7. Interracial Dialogue and Cooperation in the 1920s; 8. From Depression to Desegregation, 1929-1946; Conclusion; Appendixes
Control code
ocn900344564
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (220 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813158167
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1299p51
  • 51f9bf14-2d4c-4b89-a987-3a33d074cea6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344564
Label
Light in the darkness : African Americans and the YMCA, 1852-1946, Nina Mjagkij
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Origins of Racial Divisions in the YMCA, 1852-1875; 2. White Supervision of African-American YMCA Work, 1875-1891; 3. Growth and Centralization under African-American Leadership, 1891-1898; 4. Recruitment and Training of African-American YMCA Secretaries, 1898-1943; 5. Philanthropists and the Construction of YMCA Buildings, 1901-1933; 6. Serving African-American Soldiers in World War I; 7. Interracial Dialogue and Cooperation in the 1920s; 8. From Depression to Desegregation, 1929-1946; Conclusion; Appendixes
Control code
ocn900344564
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (220 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813158167
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1299p51
  • 51f9bf14-2d4c-4b89-a987-3a33d074cea6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344564

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