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New York Since 1898: Civil Disturbances, Rebellions, & Riots


Encyclopedia of American Race Riots.
Edited by Walter Rucker and James Nathaniel Upton. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 2007. 2 vols.
Entries include: Harlem (New York) Riot of 1935; New York City Draft Riot of 1863; New York City Riot of 1900; New York City Riot of 1943; New York City Riot of 1964; New York City Riot of 1967; New York City "Silent March" of 1917; New York City "Silent March" of 1989
Dana Call Number: Ref. E184 .A1E573 2007 Available?

Riots in New York: the 20th Century

The Complete Report of Mayor LaGuardia's Commission on the Harlem Riot of March 19, 1935.
New York, Arno Press, 1969.
Dana Call Number: F128.68 .H3A53 Available?
"The Slumbering Fires of Harlem"
Oswald Garrison Villard. The Nation 142 (no.3681), January 22, 1936, p.99.
The Harlem Riot of 1943
Dominic J. Capeci, Jr. Philadelphia, Temple University Press, 1977. Available?
Race Riots, New York, 1964.
Fred C. Shapiro and James W. Sullivan. New York, Crowell, 1964.
Rutgers Newark Law Library: F128.52 .S48 1964 Available?
Martin B. Duberman. New York, Dutton, 1993. Available?
Crown Heights: Blacks, Jews, and the 1991 Brooklyn Riot.
Edward S. Shapiro. Waltham, Mass., Brandeis University Press, 2006. Available?

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Riots Elsewhere

For materials relating to the Newark Riots, see The Newark Experience: 1967: The Newark Riots

For materials relating to this and other New Jersey riots, search The Catalog with the SUBJECT keyword:


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