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Title Binga : the rise and fall of Chicago's first Black banker / Don Hayner.
Author Hayner, Don, author.
Publication Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2019.
Copyright date ©2019
Description 298 pages ; 23 cm.
Call # B BINGA H
Series Second to none: Chicago stories
Second to none: Chicago stories.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-292) and index.
Summary "Penned by a former editor in chief of the Chicago Sun-Times, Binga is the definitive biography of the first black banker in Chicago as well as a history of race, politics, and finance in early twentieth-century Chicago"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents "Do you know who that is?" -- The black sedan -- "In the name of the Bingas" -- City of wonder -- World's fair -- "Jesse C. Binga" -- "A man of low and vicious habits" -- Vernon Avenue -- The Binga bank -- Dream book -- Pink -- State street -- 5922 South Park Avenue -- Distant thunder -- "Barefooted and bareheaded" -- Riot -- "I will not run" -- Stacking cash -- "They seem like one" -- Trust and devotion -- "Your daddy would not have said that" -- A life unravels -- Two white men in fedoras -- Blank pieces of paper -- "You killed my wife" -- Waiting and hoping -- The giant with a hundred eyes -- "The footsteps of god" -- "Old age and sorrow."
Subject Binga, Jesse, 1865-1950.
Binga State Bank -- History.
Bankers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
African American bankers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
African American banks -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Banks and banking -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
African American bankers. (OCoLC)fst00799038
African American banks. (OCoLC)fst00799039
Bankers. (OCoLC)fst00826798
Banks and banking. (OCoLC)fst00826867
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Illinois -- Chicago. (OCoLC)fst01204048
Genre Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 081014090X (paperback) :
9780810140905 (paperback) :

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 2nd Fl - HBR Biog  B BINGA H    CHECK SHELVES  
 Flatbush Biog  B BINGA H    DUE 03-15-21