Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog
Note: Electronic data is machine generated. May be incomplete or contain other coding.
A Word About the 1998 Black History Month Learning Resource Package Carter G. Woodson: The Father of Afro-American History Key Questions and Answers As You Plan Message from the National President Message from the Executive Director BOOK I INTRODUCTION by Juliet E.K Walker CHAPTER I From Slavery to Freedom Historical Perspectives of Black Business from Africa to America 3 by Juliet E. K. Walker Slave Economy and Material Culture: Survival and Self-Determination 9 in Bondage by Roderick A. McDonald Antebellum Black Entrepreneurship: Free Blacks and Slaves 25 by Juliet E. K Walker CHAPTER II Post-Civil War Black Business Activities A Nineteenth-Century Black Operated Shipyard, 1866-1884: Reflections 37 Upon Its Inception and Ownership by Bettye C. Thomas Black Enterprise between Reconstruction and the Great Depression, 1877-1929 50 by Douglas Bristol CHAPTER III Early Twentieth Century Urban Business Activity and Leadership Booker T. Washington and the National Negro Business League 59 by Louis R. Harlan Black Wall Street: Economic Enclaves in the African American Experience 71 by John Sibley Butler A. D. Price: African American Entrepreneurship in Richmond 76 by Michael A. Plater The Pioneering Achievements of R.H. Boyd: An Early African American 83 Entrepreneur by Theophilus Bartholomew Boyd III Thomas R. Smith, "The Chief': One of Baltimore's Most Powerful 93 African Americans by Brian Morrison The Great Migration and the Transformation of African American 99 Entrepreneurship, 1900-1930 by Robert L. Boyd Contributions of Caribbean Americans to Black Business Enterprise in 104 New York City by Joyce Toney Marcus Garvey's Economic Movement 111 by Emory Joel Tolbert CHAPTER IV Black Women in Business Black Women Entrepreneurs in Antebellum America 120 by Juliet E. K. Walker Madam C. J. Walker: Pioneering Entrepreneur 125 by A 'Lelia Bundles Black Women Entrepreneurs 134 by M. Tambura Omoiele CHAPTER V Topics in Twentieth-Century Black Business Hair Care Products Industry A Hair Care Coup d'Etat: African Americans and the Hair Care Industry 143 by Nancy Dawson Insurance, Finance, and Investment Activities African Americans and the Insurance Business 152 by Alexa B. Henderson Richmond and the Origins of African American Banking and Insurance 161 by Edgar A. Toppin The "Invisible Man" in an Invisible Profession: African American 168 Certified Public Accountants by Theresa Davis Hammond Press The Associated Publishers as an Entrepreneurial Enterprise: A Case 175 Study of the First Black-Owned and Operated Academic Publisher by Richlyn F Goddard Black Press as an Entrepreneurial Enterprise 183 by Henry L. Suggs Church Faith-Based Economic Development: The Gospel according to the 193 Hartford Avenue Baptist Church of Detroit, Michigan by Kenneth R. Brown CHAPTER VI Blacks and Corporate America Twentieth-Century Rise of Black Corporate America 207 by Juliet E. K. Walker The Status of African Americans as Manufacturers: Progress and Promise 219 by William F. Pickard, James A. Robinson, Ronald Rivers, and Marlo R. Jenkins Twentieth-Century African American Consumerism: An Overview 226 by Robert E. Weems Jr. CHAPTER VII Government and Post-Civil Rights Era Black Business Activity Federal Government Agencies and Black Business 237 by Timothy Bates Blacks in Management 247 by John W Handy The Supreme Court and Minority Business 255 by J. Vincent Eagan CHAPTER VIII Future Prospects Black Businesses and Families: Passport into the 264 Third Millennium by James L Herbert Youth Entrepreneurial Programs in the African American Community 273 by Gwynette P. Lacy Rotating Savings and Credit Associations in the Diaspora 284 by Ivan Light "Forging Links": African Americans and Business in South Africa 292 by Juliet E. K Walker Black Business Size and Industry Representation: Trends, 301 Explanations, and Suggestions for the Future by Pat Roberson-Saunders Black Business Experience and the African American Community: An Overview 316 by Russell L. Adams Ten Trends Moving Black America Forward 322 by George Fraser The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP): 338 Partners in Economic Development in the African American Community by NAACP CHAPTER IX Bibliography Black in Business: A Select Bibliography 344 by Janet Sims- Wood and Leida Torres CHAPTER X About the Editors and Contributors Editorial Staff 362 Contributing Writers 367 BOOK II RESOURCES AND ACTIVITIES Suggestions for Teaching 1998 Theme -- 1 African Americans in Business: The Path towards Empowerment by Trayce Howard, Barbara Midgette, Margretta Tinsley and Jasper Wilson Games and Activities for All Levels for 1998 Theme -- - 44 African Americans in Business: The Path towards Empowerment by Mary Wanza Thirty Graphic Prints with Biographical Sketches of Selected African American Entrepreneurs. Poster: Blacks in Industry.