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The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Topic: FreedomTopic: IdentityTopic: InstitutionsTopic: PoliticsTopic: Forward
Topic: Forward
Toolbox Overview: The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Resource Menu: Forward
Text 1. 1913: Fifty Years
Text 2. Two Views
Text 3. The NAACP
Text 4. Protest
Text 5. Popular Culture
Text 6. World War I
Text 7. 1917: Forward
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7.  1917: Forward
- Letters from black migrants in Chicago, 1917, excerpts
- Norfolk [Virginia] Journal and Guide et al., coverage of African American labor organizing, 1917
- The Ohio Federation for Uplift Among Colored People, "Are You With Us?," pamphlet, 1917
- Jelly Roll Morton, "Jelly Roll Blues," ca. 1911, as performed in 1924

      Tennessee, 1917
Tennessee, 1917
Links
Migrants:
www.historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5339

Labor:
www.historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5054

"Are You With Us?": PDF file*
nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai2/forward/text7/withus.pdf

"Jelly Roll Blues":
www.redhotjazz.com/jellyroll.html
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Online
Sources


Migrants and Labor: History Matters, from George Mason University and The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)

"Are You With Us?": National Humanities Center

"Jelly Roll Blues": The Red Hot Jazz Archive


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