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Not free, not for all : public libraries in the age of Jim Crow / Cheryl Knott.

Knott, Cheryl, 1954- author. (Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM Z711.9 .K59 2015 (Text) 00000106196975 General book Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781625341785
  • ISBN: 1625341784
  • ISBN: 9781625341778
  • ISBN: 1625341776
  • Physical Description: x, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-304) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The culture of print in a context of racism -- Carnegie public libraries for African Americans -- Solidifying segregation -- Faltering systems -- Change and continuity -- Erecting libraries, constructing race -- Books for black readers -- Reading the race-based library -- Opening access.
Subject: African Americans and libraries > Southern States > History > 20th century.
Public libraries > Social aspects > United States.
African Americans > Books and reading > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Southern States > History > 20th century.
Carnegie libraries > United States > History > 20th century.
Library architecture > United States > History > 20th century.
Architecture and society > United States > History > 20th century.

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