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“Return to the Beaten Path”

James S. Humphreys

in Francis Butler Simkins: A Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032658
eISBN:
9780813039411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032658.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By August 1930, Simkins's life had become stable. He now had a wife and steady employment. By this time, too, he had settled into patterns he would follow for the rest of his life. Farmville, a place ... More


Newspaper Wars: Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Sid Bedingfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041228
eISBN:
9780252099830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041228.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This study examines the role of the black and white press in the cultural and political struggle over civil rights in South Carolina in the mid-twentieth century. In the 1930s, when black newspapers ... More


Slaves as Securitized Assets: Chrysal, or, the Adventures of a Guinea, Paper Money, and the Charleston Library Society

Sean D. Moore

in Slavery and the Making of Early American Libraries: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1731-1814

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836377
eISBN:
9780191873621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836377.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Charles Johnstone’s Chrysal, or the Adventures of a Guinea, is an “it-narrative” about the transatlantic circulation of a coin, so it is only appropriate that it appealed to readers in colonial ... More


Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community

John M. Coggeshall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640853
eISBN:
9781469640877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640853.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 2007, while researching mountain culture in upstate South Carolina, anthropologist John M. Coggeshall stumbled upon the small community of Liberia in the Blue Ridge foothills. There he met Mable ... More


1857: Dave the Potter’s August Pots, Sexual Imagery, and Dred Scott

P. Gabrielle Foreman

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter gives a historical account of three inscriptions written by Dave the Potter in 1857, tying them contextually to significant incidents of that year in Edgefield, South Carolina: the ... More


Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Lisa A. Lindsay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631127
eISBN:
9781469631141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631127.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Through the contextualized biography of a previously unknown African American immigrant to Africa, this book illuminates slavery and freedom in multiple parts of the nineteenth century Atlantic ... More


Epilogue

Sid Bedingfield

in Newspaper Wars: Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041228
eISBN:
9780252099830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041228.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This epilogue traces the personal stories of key characters in the years after 1965. John H. McCray was offered editing positions at several black newspapers in the early 1960s, but the black press ... More


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