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Index Index for scholarly review section, pages 105–252 abandonment themes, 198–99, 201–202, 212, 214, 226, 228, 229–30 academic achievements, Lillian’s, 110–11, 113–14, 114, 116–18, 124 accommodation theme, 143, 210 Acosta, Teresa Palomo, 144 activism “activist scholarship,” 8, 114 and print culture, 152, 153–56 through respectability, 243–51 See also civil rights Adams (character), 214 affiliations, 124 Africa, emigration theme, 5, 113, 140–41, 163–67, 180–83 African American Literature Beyond Race: An Alternative Reader (Jarrett), 227 African American National Biography, 2, 3 African American (literary) studies, 225–26 Africanist theme, 231–32 Afro American Budget, 123 Age of the Automobile, 140 ageism, 126 Alphin Charity and Art Club, 131, 196 “America Invades the Border Towns” (Gonzalez), 145 American Colonization Society, 164 Americanness, 211, 224 “Among My People” (Gonzalez), 145 Amstead, Macey Matthews (mother), 108, 111, 126 Amstead, Thomas (father), 108 Amstead / Amistead, Lillian (Lillian Horace), 3, 111, 140 Angie Brown (Horace, L.) consciousness raising theme, 192 cross-­ racial sisterhood, 232–33 economic empowerment theme, 129 education and self-­ empowerment, 205 family and motherhood, 198–99 and gossip, power of, 203–204 interracial sexual relationships, 204 manhood, societal construction of and racism, 199–202 marriage and infidelity, 199–200 movement themes, 215–16 publication of, 4, 130 racial stereotyping and segregation , 211–13 and religion, 196 resistance, covert, 211, 219 resistance, overt, 213–15 self-­ empowerment and goodness theme, 197–98 synopsis, 226 veil metaphor, 210–11 white estrangement theme, 225, 226–27, 228–33, 234–39 writing of, 128 anomalous African American fiction, 227 “Antar of Araby” (Cuney-­ Hare), 143 Aptheker, Herbert, 210 Arvay (character), 232 Association for the Study of African American Life and History, 132n 258 Index authors, women. See black women writers; women writers, profiles of 1900–1960 back-­ to-­ Africa theme, 5, 113, 140–41, 163– 67, 180–83 Baker, Karle Wilson, 146 Baldwin, James, 223, 225, 239 Baptist faith, Lillian’s commitment to, 110–11 Baptist Home Mission Society, 110 “Baxter’s Procrustes” (Chesnutt), 152 Baylor University, 147 Bellamy, Edward, 178, 180 Belle (character), 213, 235–37 Bethune, Mary McCleod, 106, 248 Betty (aunt), 110 Betty Yates (character), 194, 199, 202, 217, 238–39 Bildung and empowerment, 166, 171–72, 173, 175 biography of Lacey Kirk Williams, 4, 124, 125, 130 birth of Lillian, 3, 108, 126, 140 birth records of blacks, 217 Bishop College (Marshall, Texas), 110–11, 122 Bishop Turner, 163 Black Book Publishers in the United States (Joyce), 156 Black Boy (Wright), 194, 197 black manhood, societal construction of and racism, 192, 199–205 “Black Novelists and Novels: 1930–1950” (Greene), 233 Black on White (Roediger), 227 black southern culture, 8 black struggles, identification and de‑ scription. See consciousness raising themes “Black Texans, 1900–1930: A History” (Glasrud), 139 “Black Triangle” in Evanston, 122–23 Black Women, Gender and Families, 132n black women and teaching careers, 111, 123 black women writers obscurity of, 113, 139–40, 193 profiles, 141–44 and white estrangement literature, 227–28 Bles (character), 172 Blue Smoke (Baker), 146 Bly, Nell (character), 204, 205 Bond, Horace Mann, 116 Bond, Jane Alice Browne, 116 book history vs. book art, 151–52 See also print culture book life cycle, 152 See also print culture boomerang migration, 106–7, 129–31 Booth, L. Vencheal, 130 Boswell, Angela, 192 “The Boycott Movement against Jim Crow Streetcars in the South, 1900– 1906” (Meier and Rudwick), 208 Brewer, J. Mason, 144 Brookhart, Mary Hughes, 223 Brown, Angie (character). See Angie Brown (Horace, L.) Brown, Elsa Barkley, 210 Brown, Nikki, 243 Brown, Richard, 154 Burning Bush (Baker), 146 Burroughs, Nannie Helen, 106, 250 Butler, Arthur, 123 Butler, Octavia, 179, 227 Byerly, Victoria, 216–17 Caballero: A Historical Novel (Gonzalez and Raleigh), 145 California, 127–29 Calvary Baptist Church, Chicago Heights, 127 259 Index Canon, Corine Lytle, 216–17 Castle, Gloria (character), 204, 212–13, 218, 228, 229–33, 232–33 Castle, Harry (character), 229–30 “Celebrating the Life and Works of Lillian B. Horace and Other Extraordinary Women of the Jim Crow Era” (symposium), 4–5, 132n characterization of blacks male (black) oppression and gender relations, 192, 199– 205 and race consciousness, 192–95 strength of character themes, 198–99 See also stereotyping of blacks Chesnutt, Charles W., 152, 153 Chicago Defender, 121, 123, 128 Chief Sam, 140, 164 children, black, low regard for, 215–17 Christian, Barbara, 224 Christianization of Africans, 165 “Church Folks” (Wiggins), 144 churches and African American women, 195–98, 246...


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