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What a Thing It Is to Be a Ghost

Roy Morris, Jr.

in Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

William Randolph Hearst came to rescue Ambrose Bierce in early 1896, when he was holed up in Oakland alone and depressed. He gave him a new target on which to focus his flagging energies: Collis P. ... More


The “Grapevine Telegraph”: Post-Emancipation Black Community and Early Black Migrant Influx, 1865–1871

Cicero M. Fain III

in Black Huntington: An Appalachian Story

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042591
eISBN:
9780252051432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042591.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines black agency during the immediate post-Civil War period of 1865-1871, a time in which African American movement and migration transforms the region. In the attempt to achieve a ... More


Lords of the Hilltops

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Whenever the builders of San Francisco could not go forward, they went up. The City of San Francisco had leaped that crescent-shaped barrier of hills which swings from Telegraph Hill on the northeast ... More


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