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Beyond forty acres and a mule : African American landowning families since Reconstruction / edited by Debra A. Reid and Evan P. Bennett ; foreword by Loren Schweninger
Alternate Title African American landowning families since Reconstruction
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E185.6 .B49 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African American farmers -- History
African Americans -- Land tenure -- History
African American farmers -- Economic conditions
African American farmers -- Social conditions
Freedmen -- United States -- Economic conditions
African American farmers -- Southern States -- History
African Americans -- Land tenure -- Southern States -- History
African American farmers -- Southern States -- Economic conditions
Subject United States -- Race relations
Southern States -- Race relations
Physical Description xviii, 350 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The Jim Crow section of agricultural history / Adrienne Petty -- Out of Mount Vernon's shadow: black landowners in George Washington's neighborhood, 1870-1910 / Scott E. Casper -- James E. Youngblood: race, family, and farm ownership in Jim Crow Texas / Keith J. Volanto -- Benjamin Hubert and the Association for the Advancement of Negro Country Life / Mark Schultz -- Black populism : agrarian politics from the colored alliance to the people's party / Omar H. Ali -- "The Lazarus of American farmers": the politics of black agrarianism in the Jim Crow South, 1921-1938 / Jarod Roll -- Land ownership and the color line: African American farmers in the heartland, 1870s-1920s / Debra A. Reid -- Of the quest of the golden leaf: black farmers and bright tobacco in the Piedmont South / Evan P. Bennett -- "Justifiable pride": negotiation and collaboration in Florida African American extension / Kelly A. Minor -- Black power in the Alabama black belt to the 1970s / Veronica L. Womack -- "You're just like mules, you don't know your own strength": rural South Carolina Blacks and the emergence of the civil rights struggle / Carmen V. Harris -- Between forty acres and a class action lawsuit: black farmers, civil rights, and protest against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1997-2010 / Valerie Grim -- Researching African American land and farm owners: a bibliographic essay / Debra A. Reid
Alternate Author Reid, Debra Ann, 1960-
Bennett, Evan P

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