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Author Harper, Kimberly, 1982-

Title White man's heaven : the lynching and expulsion of blacks in the Southern Ozarks, 1894-1909 / Kimberly Harper

Publ Info Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2010
 PC  HV6465.M8 H87X 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HV6465.M8 H87X 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxv, 325 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Pierce City: "we were once slaves" -- Pierce City: "white man's heaven" -- Pierce City: the lark and Godley trials -- Joplin: "have mercy on my soul" -- Joplin: "hurrah for Hickory Bill" -- Springfield: "the devil was just as good a friend to God" -- Springfield: "a slumbering volcano" -- Springfield: "the Easter offering" -- Springfield: "they certainly had not the bearing of deacons" -- Springfield: "murder in the air" -- Harrison: "their voices filled the air" -- Conclusion
LC subject Lynching -- Missouri -- History
Racism -- Missouri -- History
African Americans -- Violence against -- Missouri -- History
African Americans -- Missouri -- Social conditions
African Americans -- Relocation -- Missouri -- History
Missouri -- Race relations -- History
ISBN 9781557289414 (casebound : alk. paper)
1557289417 (casebound : alk. paper)