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, relatives, 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 old neighborhood improvement, cost styles, kinship networks, and sociopolitical, monetary, and non secular worth structures within the ancient black group of Orange Mound.
This study is the fabricated from a radical ethnographic learn performed over a three-year interval which contains participation statement, in-depth interviews, textual research of family members histories, newspapers, census information, and native govt and church files. even supposing textual research was once used through the textual content, its motive was once to make use of the innovations 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