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Never Happier in Her Life

Allison Dorothy Fredette

in Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179155
eISBN:
9780813179162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179155.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the lives of working-class and poor white women of the border South. Their story reveals the potential of border culture—how it gave a voice and agency to women whose stories ... More


Introduction

Hilary Green

in Educational Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270118
eISBN:
9780823270156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter outlines the key questions, argument and sub-arguments, contribution to the scholarship, sources, and organization of the study. Urban African Americans’ process of building networks and ... More


House, but No Garden: Apartment Living in Bombay's Suburbs, 1898-1964

Nikhil Rao

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678129
eISBN:
9781452948034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678129.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Between the well-documented development of colonial Bombay and sprawling contemporary Mumbai, a profound shift in the city’s fabric occurred: the emergence of the first suburbs and their distinctive ... More


Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Urban South

Jeff Strickland

in Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Charleston was a coastal port city on the Atlantic Ocean, and, along with its physical geography, that led to heightened social interaction between slaves, free blacks, and European immigrants. ... More


Introduction: Migration, Memory, and Freedom in the Urban Heart of the Delta

Laurie B. Green

in Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831069
eISBN:
9781469604534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888872_green.3
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book documents the struggles by working-class African Americans in the urban South in the period between World War II and the Memphis sanitation workers' strike of 1968. More specifically, it ... More


Where Would the Negro Women Apply for Work? Wartime Clashes over Labor, Gender, and Racial Justice

Laurie B. Green

in Battling the Plantation Mentality: Memphis and the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831069
eISBN:
9781469604534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888872_green.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how working-class blacks in the urban South perceived their struggles over labor, gender, and racial justice during World War II. More specifically, it considers the indignation ... More


Surviving the Summer

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

African Americans’ exclusion from public beaches and swimming pools created a public health crisis in southern cities and towns, as each summer shockingly high numbers of black children drowned while ... More


Industrial School to Territory Band

William Sites

in Sun Ra's Chicago: Afrofuturism and the City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226732077
eISBN:
9780226732244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226732244.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Herman (Sonny) Blount entered Industrial High School in Birmingham, Alabama in 1929. The largest all-black secondary school in the country, Industrial provided the musical training that would not ... More


The Charleston Orphan House: Children's Lives in the First Public Orphanage in America

John E. Murray

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226924090
eISBN:
9780226924106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The first public orphanage in America, the Charleston Orphan House saw to the welfare and education of thousands of children from poor white families in the urban South. From wealthy benefactors to ... More


Remaking the Former Confederate Capital: Black Richmonders and the Transition to Public Schools, 1865–1870

Hilary Green

in Educational Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270118
eISBN:
9780823270156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter traces black Richmonders’ efforts to define the meaning of freedom and citizenship through the African American schoolhouse. Through a network of educational partnerships, black ... More


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