Playing the numbers

gambling in Harlem between the wars
  • 0.84 MB
  • English
Harvard University Press , Cambridge, Mass
StatementShane White ... [et al.].
LC ClassificationsHV6721.N5 P54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24549544M
ISBN 139780674051072
LC Control Number2009052262

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Playing the Numbers tells the story of this illegal form of gambling and the central role it played in the lives of African Americans who flooded into Harlem in the wake of World War I. The most ubiquitous feature of Harlem life between the world wars was the game of 'numbers.'.

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