|Author||Dorothy Schwieder, Elmer Schwieder, and Joseph Hraba|
|File size||10 MB|
This interdisciplinary study [is] of considerable value, particularly, for the areas of race relations and community studies.
From 1900 until the early 1920s, an unusual community existed in America's heartland. It was the largest unincorporated coal-mining community in Iowa and the majority of its 5000 residents were African Americans - unusual for a state which was over 90 per cent white.