By: Hall, Charles E. and Z. R. Pettet
Washington DC, US Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census: 1935
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Seller ID: 15449
Condition: Very Good
Original cloth with some edge and corner wear along with mild aging. Still square and securely bound with no tears or parting. Supplementing two census volumes issued before World War I - though nearly three times as long as that of 1915 - this is a treasure-trove of government-gathered information about Black Americans during the crucial period of postwar Northern “urbanization” that saw the cultural birth of the Harlem Renaissance through the harrowing early years of the Depression. The statistics include age distribution, marital conditions, fertility, school attendance and “illiterac... View More...