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“More Poetical Than True”: Florida, 1842–1850

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter details early childhood influences on Mary Edwards Bryan in Florida's Jefferson and Gadsden Counties. It examines the collapse of her family's plantation life, her schooling, her ... More


“Fictitious Prosperity”: Florida, to 1842

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter establishes Mary Edwards Bryan’s family background, focusing on her parents John David Edwards and Louisa Houghton Edwards. It explains the pertinent history of the Territory of Florida, ... More


Making a Living

Darrel E. Bigham

in On Jordan’s Banks: Emancipation and Its Aftermath in the Ohio River Valley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123660
eISBN:
9780813134741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123660.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the employment of African Americans living along the Ohio River several years after the end of the civil war. Though the area created new forms of blue- and white-collar ... More


Divergent Outcomes: The Contemporary Relationship between School and Housing Segregation in Four Southern Cities

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter links the differing city-suburban school district configurations and desegregation histories of Richmond, Charlotte, Louisville and Chattanooga to contemporary patterns of school and ... More


Divergent Paths: School and Housing Desegregation in Four Southern Cities

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Using primary and secondary sources like newspaper articles, school board minutes, policy reports, interviews and books, this chapter outlines key school desegregation characteristics of Richmond, ... More


The Beginning of Busing, 1971–1980

Tracy E. K'Meyer

in From Brown to Meredith: The Long Struggle for School Desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-2007

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607085
eISBN:
9781469612553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607085.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the experiences recounted by members of the community of Louisville and Jefferson Country regarding the busing of 1975. Reminiscences reveal the extent to which the negative ... More


Ruffians along the Border

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the continuation of Robert Williams' regime as the governor of the Natchez District. It discusses his strongest critics, the Greens of Jefferson County and the longtime ... More


From Brown to Meredith: The Long Struggle for School Desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-2007

Tracy E. K'Meyer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607085
eISBN:
9781469612553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607092_KMeyer
Subject:
History, African-American History

When the Supreme Court overturned Louisville's local desegregation plan in 2007, the people of Jefferson County, Kentucky, faced the question of whether and how to maintain racial diversity in their ... More


The Move to Rural Jefferson County

RON PEN

in I Wonder as I Wander: The Life of John Jacob Niles

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125978
eISBN:
9780813135564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125978.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Niles's father moved the family away from Louisville to Inverness Farm in rural Jefferson County on September 22, 1902. Because of moving, Niles's piano lessons turned to daily chores such as milking ... More


The Limits of Patriotism: Early Mobilization in the Mountains

Robert M. Sandow

in Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230518
eISBN:
9780823240845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230518.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In July 1862, during the second summer of the war, a lone recruiting officer made his way to the scattered settlements of northern Jefferson County in search of fresh soldiers. The situation was a ... More


Experiencing Integration in Louisville: Attitudes on Choice and Diversity in a Changing Legal Environment

Gary Orfield and Erica Frankenberg

in Educational Delusions?: Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274730
eISBN:
9780520955103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274730.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Understanding how a community views integration choice policies is particularly important, partly because school choice relies on parents viewing their options as attractive and also because only a ... More


Conclusion

Tracy E. K'Meyer

in From Brown to Meredith: The Long Struggle for School Desegregation in Louisville, Kentucky, 1954-2007

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607085
eISBN:
9781469612553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607085.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks back at the analysis of this book and presents some final thoughts. Much about the story of school desegregation in Louisville and Jefferson County can lead to dispiriting ... More


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