“Jordan’s Stormy Bank”

Arna Bontemps, Jack Conroy. From They Seek a City, Circa 1945.

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In this excerpt from the unpublished manuscript of what would become They Seek a City, the authors describe some of the living and working conditions African Americans faced as new residents in Chicago.

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Image of Jordan’s Stormy Bank
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Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Jordan’s Stormy Bank
Short Title Jordan's Stormy Bank, 1945
Book Title They Seek a City
Creator Arna Bontemps, Jack Conroy
Publication Date Circa 1945
Call Number Midwest MS Conroy, Box 44, Folder 1889
Location Special Collections 4th floor