By Charles Williams
The value of “community” is still suitable to our ever-evolving figuring out of racial and ethnic formations within the South. This ethnography of neighborhood, relatives, and establishment within the latter 19th and early twentieth-century Shelby County Tennessee finds the richness and complexity of group construction via an research of cultural and ancient neighborhood improvement, payment styles, kinship networks, and sociopolitical, financial, and spiritual worth structures within the old black group of Orange Mound.
This study is the made of a radical ethnographic examine performed over a three-year interval which contains participation remark, in-depth interviews, textual research of kin histories, newspapers, census facts, and native govt and church files. even supposing textual research used to be used in the course of the textual content, its purpose was once to make use of the innovations and different types that have been correct 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