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Intellectual Traditions in Black Agriculture

Monica M. White

in Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643694
eISBN:
9781469643717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643694.003.0028
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyses the theoretical and applied contributions to Black agriculture of three influential African American intellectuals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Booker ... More


Sowing the Seeds of Southern Liberalism

Andrew McNeill Canady

in Willis Duke Weatherford: Race, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168159
eISBN:
9780813168760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168159.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 examines the most important institution that Weatherford guided in his life, the Blue Ridge Assembly (a YMCA summer conference center in Black Mountain, N.C.) and the efforts he made there ... More


Booker T. Washington’s Multifaceted Program for Food Reform at the Tuskegee Institute

Jennifer Jensen Wallach

in Every Nation Has Its Dish: Black Bodies and Black Food in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645216
eISBN:
9781469645230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645216.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter gives a case study of Booker T. Washington’s turn of the twentieth-century attempts to transform the African American diet. He micromanaged the dining plan for students and teachers at ... More


The Place of Imagination

John Gatta

in Spirits of Place in American Literary Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190646547
eISBN:
9780190646578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190646547.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

“Imagination,” a word evidently central to the vocation and sensibility of English Romantic poets, is likewise invoked often as a defining term in American literary history. But what are the ... More


Implementing Historically Black Education Strategies at the Presbyterian Congo Mission, 1918–1919

Kimberly D. Hill

in A Higher Mission: The Careers of Alonzo and Althea Brown Edmiston in Central Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179810
eISBN:
9780813179827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179810.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter details aspects of Fisk University, Stillman Institute, and Tuskegee Institute that Althea Brown and Alonzo Edmiston adapted for religious education from 1918 to 1919. It analyzes each ... More


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