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Cincinnati's West End

Cincinnati's West End

Through Our Eyes

Book - 2009
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"Cincinnati's West End is a snapshot of a community in Cincinnati, Ohio during 1940-1970 when the political and social climate was in a slow crawl from segregation to integration and affirmative action. With its ever-changing boundaries, the West End was a citadel for a population in constant migration from the South to the North in search of positive economic, social, political, and educational opportunities. Up rooted and destroyed in the late nineteen fifties and early sixties, the West end of old bears little resemblance to the current West End. Cincinnati's West End is an illumination of the institutions, people, places, sounds, smells, customs, myths and ultimate successes of inner city pioneers. Their personal histories are spiritual testimonies of people who, in spite of racism, segregation and poverty succeeded in a profusion of professions, unknown to their ancestors"--Back cover.
Publisher: [United States] : CreateSpace, ©2009
ISBN: 9781456306021
Branch Call Number: 977.17800496 qH324 2009a
Characteristics: 308 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm


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“I used to enjoy seeing the fireworks at the ballgame when the Reds wonwe lived near Crosley Field and we could hear the roaring crowd and see the fireworks,” said Fannie Mallory, longtime resident of Cincinnati’s West End neighborhood and mother of former Mayor Mark Mallory. “It was a wonderful place to be. It was full of people, full of all the places we needed to shop and recreate and just do… (more)

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