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A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960
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TitleA City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960
AbstractSection of the book which describes late 19th century and early 20th century African American housing sections of the city. These include Hell's Half Acre, Church Hill, Belvidere Hollow, and the Vine Street Corridor. Includes demographic graphs and U.S. census data from the time period.
NotesHell's Half Acre was located in a section of the West Bottoms and originated in the late 1860s; Church Hill was located just southeast of the city's commercial center and got its name from two black churches named Allen Chapel A.M.E. and Second Baptist; Belvidere and Hicks Hollows were in the North End east of the city's old commercial center roughly between 5th and Independence Ave. and Troost and Lydia; and the Vine Street Corridor was on the East side between Troost and Woodland and 12th to 25th Streets.
AuthorSherry L. Schirmer
Date2002
Location305.8 S337c
Page32-57
Local SubjectSegregation
Housing
African Americans
Race Relations
Item TypeBook
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Item ID207980
CONTENTdm number10436
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