Fannie Barrier Williams : Crossing the Borders of Region and Race / Wanda A. Hendricks.

"In this first biography of Williams, Wanda A. Hendricks focuses on the critical role geography and social position played in Williams's life, illustrating how the reform activism of Williams and other black women was bound up with place and space. ... By highlighting how Williams experien...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hendricks, Wanda A., (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press, [2014]
Series:New Black studies series.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Title
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. North of Slavery: Brockport
  • 2. Completely Surrounded by Screens: A Raced Identity
  • 3. Creating Community in the Midwest: Chicago
  • 4. Crossing the Border of Race: The Unitarians, the World's Fair, and the Chicago Woman's Club
  • 5. A Distinctive Generation: The Colored Woman's Era
  • 6. The New Century: North and South Meet
  • 7. A New Era: Duty, Responsibility, and Tension
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.