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A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier

Joan E. Cashin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053449
eISBN:
9780199853861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053449.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book deals with the westward migration of the planter families of the seaboard South in the years before the Civil War. The book examines the decision of families to migrate, the effects ... More


Jack the Bear

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Popular

Just like any other musician, Morton travelled. He frequently documented his travels. Alan Lomax's book “Mister Jelly Roll” states that during 1904, “he was constantly on the prod, using New Orleans ... More


Composers' Dilemmas

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0043
Subject:
Music, Popular

The point of departure for John Benson Brooks for his “Alabama Concerto” was a series of field recordings made by Harold Courtlander and this featured on Folkways as “Negro Folk Music of Alabama.” He ... More


Great Expectations: The Alabama Arbitration and the Progress of International Law

Mark Weston Janis

in America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

It is easy to mock the great expectations of late 19th- and early 20th-century Americans about the promise of international law. With hindsight, it is known that between 1914 and 1945, ‘civilized’ ... More


Raised Up Down Yonder: Growing Up Black in Rural Alabama

Angela McMillan Howell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617038815
eISBN:
9781621039761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038815.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book attempts to shift focus away from why black youth are “problematic” to explore what their daily lives actually entail. The book focuses on the small community of Hamilton, Alabama, to ... More


Requiem

Glenn W. LaFantasie

in Gettysburg Requiem: The Life and Lost Causes of Confederate Colonel William C. Oates

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331318
eISBN:
9780199851515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331318.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses William C. Oates' battle to have a monument for his 15th Alabama company erected on Little Round Top in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Starting from the winter of 1903, Oates made a ... More


The Longtimers/Insiders Activist Group at Tutwiler Prison for Women

Erline Bibbs

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0060
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The author, an incarcerated woman, describes the kind of leadership that “experienced” incarcerated women in Alabama and Louisiana have been willing—and determined—to exercise in the interests of ... More


Segregation and the City: White Supremacy in Alabama in the Mid-Twentieth Century

J. Mills Thornton III

in Fog of War: The Second World War and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195382419
eISBN:
9780199932641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382419.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the impact of war on southern communities. Because the lived experience of the Alabama countryside was intensely local, few of the changes in national government actually ... More


Coal Mines as Melting Pots

Price V. Fishback

in Soft Coal, Hard Choices: The Economic Welfare of Bituminous Coal Miners, 1890-1930

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067255
eISBN:
9780199855025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067255.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The coal industry employed large numbers of blacks and immigrants. This chapter examines the extent of discrimination against blacks and immigrants in terms of wages and earnings, workplace safety, ... More


The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the Antebellum South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi

Paul Hardin Kapp

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461381
eISBN:
9781626740754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461381.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi is the first comprehensive biography and monograph of a significant, yet overlooked, architect in ... More


Educational Reconstruction

Hilary Green

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270118
eISBN:
9780823270156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This study examines the ways in which black Richmonders, black Mobilians and their white allies created, developed and sustained a system of African American schools following the Civil War. As ... More


Hammer and Hoe: Alabama Communists during the Great Depression

Robin D. G. Kelley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625485
eISBN:
9781469625508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625485.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book studies the history of the “long Civil Rights movement,” and tells the story of how, during the 1930s and 1940s, Communists took on Alabama's repressive, racist police state to fight for ... More


Downhome Gospel: African American Spiritual Activism in Wiregrass Country

Jerrilyn McGregory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737820
eISBN:
9781604737837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737820.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book explores sacred music and spiritual activism in a little-known region of the South, the Wiregrass Country of Georgia, Alabama, and North Florida. It examines African American sacred music ... More


Gettysburg Requiem: The Life and Lost Causes of Confederate Colonel William C. Oates

Glenn W. LaFantasie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331318
eISBN:
9780199851515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331318.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

William C. Oates is best remembered as the Confederate officer defeated at Gettysburg's Little Round Top, losing a golden opportunity to turn the Union's flank and win the battle — and perhaps the ... More


Alabama

Paul Hardin Kapp, Todd Sanders, and William Seale

in The Architecture of William Nichols: Building the Antebellum South in North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461381
eISBN:
9781626740754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461381.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

For a variety of reasons—business, personal, and political—Nichols left North Carolina in 1827 to pursue his architectural and entrepreneurial endeavors in Alabama, a “frontier” state of the new ... More


Synthesis

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter illustrates how the Court synthesizes different methods of interpretation into a coherent opinion, and how concurring and dissenting justices often use the same methods of interpretation ... More


From Selma to Appomattox: The History of the Jeff Davis Artillery

Lawrence R. Laboda

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109979
eISBN:
9780199853892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109979.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The history of the Jeff Davis Artillery is the story of a company of Alabamians who fought with valor and distinction for the Confederacy during more than three and a half years of active service. As ... More


Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

James S. Dunbar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062686
eISBN:
9780813051673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062686.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book details important study contexts in southeastern Paleoindian archaeology. The chapter 1 overview of paradigm-based approaches to Paleoindian archaeology on both national and regional levels ... More


A Stern-Faced, Twenty-Eight-Foot-Tall Black Man

Dell Upton

in What Can and Can'T Be Said: Race, Uplift, and Monument Building in the Contemporary South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300211757
eISBN:
9780300216615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211757.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the popularity and the contentiousness of monuments that celebrate the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., including his bronze statue in Birmingham, Alabama. King holds a special ... More


“Where Shall We Work and Whom Are We to Serve?”: The Battle for the Tuskegee Veterans Hospital

Vanessa Northington Gamble

in Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1920–1945

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078893
eISBN:
9780199853762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078893.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The demonstration that occurred on July 3, 1923, on the streets of Tuskegee, Alabama, would turn out to be one of the most explosive events of the black hospital movement. This battle over control of ... More


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