James N. Gregory has published another book and several articles
(three on-line below) on
aspects of the Southern Diaspora:
Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.(Winner of the 1991 Ray Allen Billington
Prize from the Organization of American Historians; winner of the 1990
Annual Book Award from the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical
“Great Migrations, Great Stories, Great History?” Reviews in American History, (forthcoming, 2012)
“Paying Attention to Moving Americans: Migration Knowledge in the Age of Internal Migration, 1930s-1970s,” Migrants and Migration in Modern North America: Cross-Border Lives, Labor Markets, and Politics in Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, and the United States, eds. Dirk Hoerder and Nora Faires (Durham: Duke University Press, 2011), 277-96.
“The Second Great Migration: An Historical Overview,” African American Urban History: The Dynamics of Race, Class and Gender since World War II, eds. Joe W. Trotter Jr. and Kenneth L. Kusmer (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009), 19-38.
the American Working Class: Post War Episodes of Regional and Class
Transformation," Labor History 39 (May
1998). A Labor History Forum article with comments by Thomas Sugrue, Grace
Elizabeth Hale, and Alex Lichtenstein, and response by author
Southern Diaspora and the Urban Dispossessed: Demonstrating the Census Public
Use Microdata Samples." Journal of American History 82 (June
Bowl Legacies: The Okie Impact on California 1939-1989" California
History (Fall 1989)
African American Great Migration
Motion: The African American Migration Experience A beautiful site with
important essays, photos, documents
North by South: The African
American Great Migration Lots of photos, documents, and
Digital Stories of
Bronzeville Short oral histories of Black Chicago
Detroit in Cyberspace Oral histories, photos, and much more
Cultural Tour A virtual tour of Black Chicago with history, photos, and
The Faces of
Detroit Hundreds of photographs from the Detroit News
Goin' To Chicago: A
PBS Documentary Film
The Dust Bowl Migration
from the Dust Bowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert Sonkin Migrant Worker
Collection 1940-41" Songs and interviews recorded in the San Joaquin
Valley migrant labor camps.
Dust Bowl Migration
Digital Archives. A collection of 53 interviews conducted in 1980 and 1981
in Kern County, California.
Woody Guthrie and the Archive
of American Folk Song: Correspondence 1940-1950
Appalachians and other white southerners in the North
Urban Appalachian Council of
from Appalachia: Central Appalachians in Midwestern Cities-- A Pathfinder
Years Later: The Appalachian Populations of the Washington Cascades"
by Harry Robie