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The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters

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Published by University of Missouri Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Black studies,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • History: American,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • United States - State & Local - Midwest,
  • History / United States,
  • 19th century,
  • African American pioneers,
  • African Americans,
  • Freedmen,
  • Missouri,
  • Saint Louis,
  • West (U.S.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11454006M
    ISBN 100826217729
    ISBN 109780826217721


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The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters by Bryan M. Jack Download PDF EPUB FB2

The St. Louis African American community understood that if the Exodusters right to freedom of movement was limited, so would be the rights of all African Americans. He also discusses divisions within that community and among its leaders regarding the nature of aid and even whether it should be by: 1.

The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters tells of former slaves such as George Rogers and Jacob Stevens, who fled violence and intimidation in Louisiana and Mississippi. It documents the efforts of individuals in St.

Louis, such as Charlton Tandy, Moses Dickson, and Rev. John Turner, who reached out to help them. "A story of former slaves searching for their own promised land after the Civil War. Fleeing the South, and trying to reach Kansas, many became stranded in St. Louis. Jack tells how the city's African American community provided food, shelter, and funds to help the Exodusters complete their journey"--Provided by publisher.

The migrants who participated were called “Exodusters.” More t southern black people—mostly poor and uneducated—migrated to Kansas. Half of them came through St. Louis where they were aided by the local African-American community and largely reviled by the white St.

Louis civic and political establishment. The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

In the aftermath of the Civil /5. The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters (Book): Jack, Bryan M.: In the aftermath of the Civil War, thousands of former slaves made their way from the South to the Kansas plains. Called Exodusters, they were searching for their own promised land.

Bryan Jack now tells the story of this American exodus as it played out in St. Louis, a key stop in the Location: St. Louis, MO The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters tells of former slaves such as George Rogers and Jacob Stevens, who fled violence and intimidation in Louisiana and Mississippi.

It documents the efforts of individuals in St. Louis, such as Charlton Tandy, Moses Dickson, and Rev. John Turner, who reached out to help : $ Get this from a library.

The St. Louis African American community and the Exodusters. [Bryan M Jack] -- "A story of former slaves searching for their own promised land after the Civil War. Fleeing the South, and trying to reach Kansas, many became stranded in.

In this book Bryan M. Jack examines black St. Louisians' efforts to aid the Exodusters in their hijira from racial oppression rooted in the southern plantation We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of : Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua.

The St Louis African-American community has played a critical role in American history. Learn about the importance of the St Louis Underground Railroad during the Civil War, St.

Louis' connection to the Dred Scott case, the legendary musical artists from St. Louis and more. The St. Louis American is a weekly newspaper serving the African-American community of St. Louis, first issue appeared in March Inthe newspaper started a "Buy Where You Can Work" campaign.

Donald Suggs along with two other investors purchased majority shares in the newspaper inand in Suggs The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters book the majority stockholder. African American Saint Louis. likes. African American Saint Louis is a book highlighting the contributions African Americans have made to the city from the 's to the ers:   Half of them came through St.

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It was all chronicled in the book The African American Community and the Exodusters written by Professor Bryan Jack of Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina/5(9). InCyprian Clamorgan wrote a brief but immensely readable book entitled The Colored Aristocracy of St.

Louis. The grandson of a white voyageur and a mulatto woman, he was himself a member of the "colored aristocracy." In a setting where the vast majority of African Americans were slaves, and where those who were free generally lived in abject poverty, Clamorgan's.

The split in the St. Louis African American community concerning the Exodus would be repeated on a larger scale nationally, as Frederick Douglass and other conservative African American leaders began to criticize the Exodusters for leaving the South.

By March 26 there were more than 2, Exodusters in St. Louis. The Globe-Democrat challenged. Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, Saint Louis, MO. K likes. Located in downtown St. Louis, Soldiers Memorial is a state-of-the-art museum facility. The St. Louis Globe-Democrat, Maset the number at ; the Wyandotte Herald, April 3,estimated the group to bewhile the Kansas Pilot, Kansas City, April 5, Reported The St.

Louis Globe-Democrat, however, arrived at its figure from the number of tickets bought in St. Louis. Wyandotte Herald, April A new and updated edition is now available to take readers on a fascinating tour of nearly four hundred African American landmarks.

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Jack, Bryan M. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, After the Reconstruction era ended in the United States, life for many African-Americans remained intolerable.

The Exodusters Rutherford Hayes was the 19th American President who served in office from March 4, to March 4, One of the important events during his presidency was the mass migration of the Exodusters from the southern states to Kansas.

African Americans groups in Saint Louis Here's a look at some African Americans groups near Saint Louis. Join Meetup. Let's Meetup. All groups Groups your friends have joined Arts Beliefs Book Clubs Career & Business The St. Louis Black Social commUNITY. According to the census, the total population of St.

Louis was of which 46% were people of African descent. African-American communities were established in St. Louis County as early as the s, e.g., Webster Groves and Rock Hill. The black community of Kinloch was not developed until the s.

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Although St. Louis’ African American community embraced the Exodusters, St. Louis as a whole was an unwelcoming city – a city in a former slave state where racism was rampant. Half of them came through St. Louis where they were aided by the local African American community and largely reviled by the white St.

Louis civic and political establishment. It was all chronicled in the book The African American Community and the Exodusters, written by Professor Bryan Jack of Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. Early, Gerald, ed. Ain't but a Place: An Anthology of African American Writings about St.

Louis. Missouri Historical Society. Jack, Bryan M. The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters. University of Missouri Press. Jolly, Kenneth S.

Black Liberation in the Midwest: The Struggle in St. Louis, Missouri, Bryan M. Jack (Ph.D. ), The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, ).

Jane Ferry (Ph.D. ), Food in Film: A Culinary Performance of Communication (New York: Routledge, ). Care of the exodusters in St. Louis became a political issue, especially after the Democratic-leaning Missouri Republican began running anti-black stories and tales of mishandling of donated funds.

By the time the last of the exodusters departed St. Louis by rail, wagon, boat or on foot, even the most sympathetic citizens were likely happy to. The sixth African-American Experience Lecture, "Crossing the Red Sea: Saint Louis and the Exodus of ," presented by Bryan Jack on November 9, Dr.

Bryan Jack earned an MA degree in. We are the authority on African American History & Genealogy in the St. Louis Area. We provide ongoing information to assist researchers looking to trace their past.

Get in Touch. Louis African American History & Genealogy Society (STLAAHGS) P.O. Louis is a melting pot with ethnicities from across the globe calling STL home. St Louis cultural heritage spans from the Native Americans, to the early European immigrants, to new immigrants from Latin America, Africa, Asia, Europe & more.

Visit for the Festivals of Nations. Many steamboat captains refused to carry migrants across the Mississippi River, and thousands of Exodusters found themselves stranded for months in St. Louis. Black churches in St. Louis, together with The Kansas Freedman's Aid Society raised some $70, in support of Exoduster migration and settlement, $13, of which came from England.

Among the witnesses were Benjamin “Pap” Singleton of Tennessee and Henry Adams of Louisiana. Singleton and Adams would be credited with motivating up to 40, African American men, women and children to leave the South inaccording to the book “Black People Who Made the Old West” by William Loren Katz.

A travel advisory that the NAACP issued warning African Americans to take care when visiting Missouri now has the full support of the. Find groups in Saint Louis, Missouri about Women's Social and meet people in your local community who share your interests. Dr. Jack teaches courses in African-American history and United States history, St.

Louis history, and the history of the American south. He is the author of The Saint Louis African American Community and the Exodusters, which was published by the University of Missouri press in New COVID campaign by City of St.

Louis Department of Health focuses on African American Women Local News Give STL Day raises $M for regional nonprofits. InThe University of Missouri Press published my book, The Saint Louis African American Community and the Exodusters.

InI contributed a chapter to the book, Recovering Five Generations Hence: The Life and Writing of Lillian Jones Horace, published by Texas A&M University Press. Since the founding of St. Louis, African Americans have lived in communities throughout the area.

Although St. Louis' "Segregation of the Negro Ordinance" was ruled unconstitutional, African Americans were restricted to certain areas through real estate practices such as steering and red : Arcadia Publishing SC.\par St. Louis Public Radio \par \par During the years immediately following Reconstruction, andthere was a massive migration of former slaves from the South north to Kansas.

Kansas was a common destination because it was a free state, it welcomed settlement by people of all races, and held symbolic importance as the home state of .St.

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