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Landscapes of Hope

Nature and the Great Migration in Chicago

  • Introduction: Kinship with the Soil
  • I. The Migration Years, 1915–1929
    • 1. “Booker T.” Washington Park and Chicago’s Racial Landscapes
    • 2. Black Chicagoans in Unexpected Places
  • II. The Depression Years, 1930–1940
    • 3. Playgrounds and Protest Grounds
    • 4. Back to Nature in Hard Times
    • 5. Building Men and Building Trees
  • Epilogue: A Century of Migration to That Great Iron City
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index