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Roots of the Black Hospital Reform Movement

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/9780195078893.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The origins of black hospitals and the roots of the hospital reform movement are discussed in this chapter. The analysis of the evolution of black hospitals traces back to early-19th-century American ... More


Vulnerable at the Circumference Demobilization and the Limitations of the Freedmen's Bureau

Gregory P. Downs

in Declarations of Dependence: The Long Reconstruction of Popular Politics in the South, 1861-1908

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834442
eISBN:
9781469603407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877760_downs.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how the face of government changed in North Carolina as Freedmen's Bureau agents opened offices across the state. Working with the Union's state military commander, the ... More


A Revolution in the Courts

Melissa Milewski

in Litigating Across the Color Line: Civil Cases Between Black and White Southerners from the End of Slavery to Civil Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190249182
eISBN:
9780190249212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249182.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 traces the long, hard-fought battle over black southerners’ legal rights that took place during and in the wake of the Civil War. Individual African Americans who fought for their rights in ... More


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