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Something Must be Done
By Peggy Wood

Something Must be Done

One Black Woman's Story

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Something Must be Done by Peggy Wood

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Despite Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and pervasive discrimination, a substantial number of African Americans entered the middle class before World War I. This was a life - little known to outsiders - of college graduations, formal weddings, and singing around the piano in the parlor. Peggy Wood was born into such a world in 1912. Her memoir is a parting of the curtains that kept much of this world from view. For this reason, "Something Must Be Done" belongs on the shelf alongside Sarah and Elizabeth Delaney's 1993 classic "Having Our Say".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815608776
ISBN-10: 0815608772
Format: Hardback
(203mm x 127mm x 18mm)
Pages: 152
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peggy Wood

Peggy Wood memorably recounts her journey from Alabama's Tuskegee Institute to Atlanta and the School of Social Work at a time when Atlanta was a Mecca for black America. From the South the story moves to Lima, Ohio, and Poughkeepsie, New York, where she and her husband led black community centers. In 1950, the scene shifts to Syracuse, New York, where Peggy Wood was a social worker and active as a cam-

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