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9 edition of Exodusters found in the catalog.

Exodusters

Black migration to Kansas after Reconstruction

by Nell Irvin Painter

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kansas
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Kansas -- History,
    • African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964,
    • Kansas -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNell Irvin Painter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.93.K16 P34 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 288 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4893781M
      ISBN 100394402537
      LC Control Number76026858

      Learn exodusters with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 46 different sets of exodusters flashcards on Quizlet. "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.

      Those who answered Singleton's call to head west became known as "Exodusters," and Singleton himself was described as the "Father of the Exodus." But the massive migration of African Americans. 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 : $

        Exodusters: Hank Willis Thomas The Gordon Parks Foundation Pleasantville, NY As discussed by the historian Nell Irvin Painter in her formative book Exodusters, the word describes a group of individuals who shared a similar dream of helping fellow former slaves find refuge and true freedom. Exodusters Black Migration to Kansas After Reconstruction (Book): Painter, Nell Irvin.


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Nell Irvin Painter has produced a book which rescues the Exodusters from obscurity and demonstrates her considerable talents as a researcher and writer.” - American Historical Review “What makes this book so important is [that it] Exodusters book the first full-length scholarly study of this migration and of the forces that produced itCited by:   Exodusters book.

Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The first major migration to the North of ex-slaves/5(5). Exodusters: Black migration to Kansas after Reconstruction 1st edition by Painter, Nell Irvin () Hardcover Hardcover – January 1, out of 5 stars 14 ratings See all 11 Exodusters book and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(14).

A story worth telling and well told by the author. It is a well documented and footnoted book. The book pays homage to the courageous spirit of the Exodusters, but also provides a reality check against those that would have us conveniently forget terrible injustices in our history/5(11).

Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas After Reconstruction - Kindle edition by Painter, Nell Irvin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas After Reconstruction/5(14).

The Exodusters were not only fleeing extremist groups like the KKK. Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S.

Department of Health. The Exodusters. Definition and Summary of the Exodusters. Summary and Definition: The Exodusters was the name given to thousands of African Americans, from the southern states along the Mississippi River, who migrated to Kansas. The mass migration was organized in by Benjamin "Pap" Singleton a former slave.

Exodus is a historical novel by American novelist Leon Uris about the founding of the State of Israel. Published init begins with a compressed retelling of the voyages of the immigration ship Exodus.

The book has been widely praised as Author: Leon Uris. Introduction Inan African-American man from Louisiana wrote a letter to the governor of Kansas that read in part: "I am very anxious to reach your state, not just because of the great race now made for it but because of the sacredness of her soil washed by the blood of humanitarians for the cause of black freedom." This man was not alone.

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& Company, Inc. Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas After Reconstruction. Describes the experiences of former slaves in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee during the Reconstruction years in an effort to.

Soon these early Exodusters’ hopeful letters home were being read aloud in black churches across the South, and in the spring ofword spread.

Exodusters The end of the Civil War didn’t necessarily mean a better life for freed African Americans. In the South these same people who had farmed the cotton plantations as slaves, were now faced with renting farmland to make a living growing cotton.

The Riley County Genealogical Society has recognized the th anniversary of the occasion with their new book “ The Exodusters of And Other Black Pioneers of Riley County, Kansas ” which inspired me to dig into this topic.

Start studying Exodusters. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. called themselves “Exodusters,” a reference to kinship they felt with the Israelites who left slavery in Egypt as described in the Book of Exodus in the Old Testament.

Between and40, African Americans migrated to Kansas seeking opportunitiesFile Size: KB. Nell Painter, in her book Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas After Reconstruction, does a credible job of restoring this overlooked part of frontier history to the realm of academic discussion.

It is a good book, yet, disturbingly, the voice of the Exodusters is missing. Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas After Reconstruction Tribune City Colonization Council committee Congress cotton County crop CRSF delegates Democrats dollars economic election emigration Exodusters Fairfax former Freedmen's freedpeople Governor St Henry Adams hundred Ibid interest John Nell Irvin Painter is the award-winning.

The migration of the Exodusters, blacks who moved to Kansas searching for a place in which to be truly free, is a massive and massively overlooked part of history. Nell Painter, in her book Exodusters: Black Migration to Kansas After Reconstruction, does a credible job of restoring this overlooked part of frontier history to the realm of academic by: Exodusters were African Americans who fled North Carolina because of economic and political grievances after the Reconstruction era.

Although there was a steady trickle of black emigrants from the state beforethe outflow assumed such immense proportions during two periods that it was labeled an "exodus.". 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.Just like the Israelites in the Bible story of the Exodus, they were headed for a Promised Land, so they became known as the Exodusters.

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