ERIC Number: EJ476746
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Defending the Home: Ossian Sweet and the Struggle against Segregation in 1920s Detroit.
Wolcott, Victoria W.
OAH Magazine of History, v7 n4 p23-27 Sum 1993
Relates the story and subsequent trial of Ossian Sweet and his efforts to defend his home and family against racially motivated violence in Detroit (Michigan) during the 1920s. Contends that the Sweet case was an early victory against housing segregation and foreshadowed the Civil Rights movement. (CFR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Michigan (Detroit)