By Charles Williams
The value of “community” remains to be appropriate to our ever-evolving figuring out of racial and ethnic formations within the South. This ethnography of group, kinfolk, and establishment within the latter 19th and early twentieth-century Shelby County Tennessee unearths the richness and complexity of group construction via an research of cultural and historical neighborhood improvement, cost styles, kinship networks, and sociopolitical, monetary, and spiritual worth structures within the old black group of Orange Mound.
This study is the made from an intensive ethnographic learn carried out over a three-year interval which consists of participation commentary, in-depth interviews, textual research of relations histories, newspapers, census facts, and native govt and church files. although textual research was once used during the textual content, its motive was once to make use of the ideas and different types that have been suitable and significant to the folks of Orange Mound.
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African American Life and Culture in Orange Mound: Case Study of a Black Community in Memphis, Tennessee, 1890–1980 by Charles Williams