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Author Ellis, Mark.
Title Race Harmony and Black Progress : Jack Woofter and the Interracial Cooperation Movement.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013.

Author Ellis, Mark.
Subject Woofter, T. J., Jr. (Thomas Jackson), 1893-1972.
Alexander, Will Winton, 1884-1956.
Jones, Thomas Jesse, 1873-1950.
Odum, Howard Washington, 1884-1954.
Commission on Interracial Cooperation.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Sociologists -- United States -- Biography.
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (345 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Jack Woofter: The Education of a Southern Liberal; 2 Thomas Jesse Jones and Negro Education; 3 Migration and War; 4 Will Alexander and the Commission on Interracial Cooperation; 5 Dorsey, Dyer, and Lynching; 6 The Limits of Interracial Cooperation; 7 Northern Money and Race Studies; 8 Howard Odum and the Institute for Research In Social Science; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Summary Founded by white males, the interracial cooperation movement flourished in the American South in the years before the New Deal. The movement sought local dialogue between the races, improvement of education, and reduction of interracial violence, tending the flame of white liberalism until the emergence of white activists in the 1930s and after. Thomas Jackson (Jack) Woofter Jr., a Georgia sociologist and an authority on American race relations, migration, rural development, population change, and social security, maintained an unshakable faith in the ""effectiveness of cooperation rather t.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780253010667 (electronic bk.)
0253010667 (electronic bk.)
9780253010599 (cl ; alk. paper)
0253010594 (cl ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 857365432
Additional Format Print version: Ellis, Mark. Race Harmony and Black Progress : Jack Woofter and the Interracial Cooperation Movement. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2013 9780253010599

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