ERIC Number: EJ602479
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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African-American Women Workers' Protest in the New South.
Hunter, Tera W.
OAH Magazine of History, v13 n4 p52-55 Sum 1999
Describes a lesson that focuses on the strike organized by the African-American washerwomen in Atlanta (Georgia) in order to protect their autonomy and increase their pay. Explains that the laundry workers' protest contrasted the image of complacent Southern workers depicted by the city's business and political elite. (CMK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Georgia (Atlanta)