The Philadelphia Negro : a social study /

In 1897, a young sociologist who was already marked as a scholar of the highest promise submitted to the American Association of Political and Social Sciences a "plan for the study of the Negro problem." The product of that plan was the first great empirical book on the Negro in American s...

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Author / Creator: Du Bois, W. E. B. 1868-1963.
Other Authors / Creators:Anderson, Elijah.
Eaton, Isabel.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1996.
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to the 1996 Edition of the Philadelphia Negro
  • Chapter I. The Scope of This Study
  • The Philadelphia Negro
  • Chapter II. The Problem
  • Chapter III. The Negro in Philadelphia, 1638-1820
  • Chapter IV. The Negro in Philadelphia, 1820-1896
  • Chapter V. The Size, Age and Sex of the Negro Population
  • Chapter VI. Conjugal Condition
  • Chapter VII. Sources of the Negro Population
  • Chapter VIII. Education and Illiteracy
  • Chapter IX. The Occupations of Negroes
  • Chapter X. The Health of Negroes
  • Chapter XI. The Negro Family
  • Chapter XII. The Organized Life of Negroes
  • Chapter XIII. The Negro Criminal
  • Chapter XIV. Pauperism and Alcoholism
  • Chapter XV. The Environment of the Negro
  • Chapter XVI. The Contact of the Races
  • Chapter XVII. Negro Suffrage
  • Chapter XVIII. A Final Word
  • Appendices
  • Appendix B. Legislation, Etc., of Pennsylvania in Regard to the Negro
  • Appendix C. Bibliography
  • Special Report on Negro Domestic Service in the Seventh Ward Philadelphia
  • Historical Note
  • IV. Grades of Service and Wages
  • V. Savings and Expenditure
  • VI. Amusements and Recreations
  • Index