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Labor on Plantation and Farm

René Hayden

in Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861–1867: Series 3, Volume 2: Land and Labor, 1866-1867

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607429
eISBN:
9781469611099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607429.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the types of employment former slaves occupied. With few economic resources available to them, the majority of former slaves in the rural South could only really gain an income ... More


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