Black Towns and Profit: Promotion and Development in the Trans-Appalachian West, 1877-1915
Black towns include Nicodemus, Kansas; Mound Bayou, Mississippi; Langston City, Oklahoma; Boley, Oklahoma; and Allensworth, California.
Mound Bayou Mississippi
Langston City Oklahoma
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acres activities addition agents Allensworth asserted Association attempted attract August Banks became began black towns Boley boosters BTW Papers building California capital church citizens claimed Colony Colored Company continued cotton County Davis Bend December Department early educational efforts elected Enterprise established farm farmers February five founded helped Herald Hill Hill City History House Ibid immigration increase Indian Institute interest investment Isaiah January July June Kansas land Langston City later leaders letter lived located lots March McCabe mill Mississippi Montgomery Mound Bayou moved needed Negro newspaper Nicodemus November October offered Oklahoma operated opportunities organization political population Press profits Progress promoters purchase quote race racial railroad received reported residents Scott secure sell September settlers Smith social Society South southern speculators Territory Topeka town's townsite University Washington West Western Cyclone York
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African Americans and Native Americans in the Creek and Cherokee Nations ...
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