Living the California dream : African American leisure sites during the Jim Crow era / Alison Rose Jefferson.

"Alison Rose Jefferson examines how African Americans pioneered America's "frontier of leisure" by creating communities and business projects in conjunction with their growing population in Southern California during the nation's Jim Crow era"--

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Jefferson, Alison R. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2020]
Table of Contents:
  • Historical context of leisure, the California dream, and the African American experience during the Jim Crow era
  • The politics of remembering African American leisure and removal at Bruce's Beach
  • Race, real estate, and remembrance in Santa Monica's Ocean Park neighborhood
  • A resort town Mecca for African American pleasure seekers at Lake Elsinore
  • African Americans and exurban adventures in the Parkridge Country Club and subdivision development
  • Race, leisure, subdivisions, promoters, and gambling on the California Dream at Eureka Villa.