Migrant Mothers

Articles, Newspaper Clippings and Works Cited

Works Cited


Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl ( Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYOmjQO_UMw )

Slavery by Another Name ( Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjUF1ktxxIQ )

Black Okies ( https://vimeo.com/279773422 )

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Egan, Timothy

American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California Gregory, James N.

Proud to Be an Okie: Cultural Politics, Country Music, and Migration to Southern California (Volume 22) La Chapelle, Peter

Years of Dust: The Story of the Dust Bowl Marrin, Albert

12 Million Black Voices Wright, Richard

Scholarly Works:

“From Oklahomans to “Okies”: identity formation in rural California” Alexander, Toni Ann

“Norms, Law, and Reparations: The Case of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Oklahoma” Brophy, Alfred L.

“Oklatopia”: The Cultural Mission of California’s Migratory Labor Camps, 1935-1941″ O’Reilly, Kelly R.

“Women and Work: African American Women in Depression Era America” Ward, Sarah

“Strange Fruit on the Southern Plains: Racial Violence, Lynching, and African Americans in Oklahoma, 1830-1930” Woodon, Evan

Newspaper Articles:

“Negroes Plan Freedom Day” The Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) · Sun, Jun 14, 1931

“Negro Group Seeks Repel of ‘Crow’ Law” The Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) · 17 Jun 1931, Wed

“Murray to Address Negro Convention” The Standard-Sentinel (Stilwell, Oklahoma) · Thu, Jun 18, 1931 

“Big Celebration to be Held in the City” The Democrat-American (Sallisaw, Oklahoma) · Thu, Jun 18, 1931 

The Blue Valley Farmer (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) · Thu, Jun 18, 1931

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