NAACP and the Mississippi Flood Control Project in the 1930s

Project: Research

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Humanities


After the 1927 flood, labour camps were organised at the Mississippi river to rebuild the levees. In the beginning of the 1930s, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) launched a campaign against what was described as conditions similar to slavery. The aim of this project is to analyse this campaign.
Effective start/end date2017/10/102019/07/31


Related research output

Lars Berggren, 2010, Samhällshistoria i fokus. En festskrift till Lars Olsson om arbete, migration och kultur. Berggren, L., Greiff, M., Johansson, J., Svanberg, J. & Thor, M. (eds.). författarna/Big Bad Books, p. 350-368

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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