Black women in Texas history / edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and Merline Pitre ; with Angela Boswell ... [et al.].
Contributor(s): Glasrud, Bruce A | Pitre, Merline | Boswell, Angela.Material type: TextSeries: Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University: no. 108.Publisher: College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, c2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 248 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781603440073 (cloth : alk. paper); 1603440070 (cloth : alk. paper); 9781603440318 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1603440313 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): African American women -- Texas -- History | African American women -- Texas -- Social conditions | African Americans -- Texas -- History | Texas -- Race relationsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Black women in Texas history.; Online version:: Black women in Texas history.DDC classification: 976.40089/96073
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -232) and index.
Black Texas women : making community / Bruce A. Glasrud and Merline Pitre -- Black women during slavery to 1865 / Angela Boswell -- Texas freedwomen during Reconstruction, 1865-1874 / James M. Smallwood and Barry A. Crouch -- "Us has ever lived de useful life" : African American women in Texas, 1874-1900 / Rebecca Sharpless -- Time of transition : black women in early twentieth-century Texas, 1900-1930 / Bruce A. Glasrud -- At the crossroads : black Texas women, 1930-1954 / Merline Pitre -- African American women in the Civil Rights era, 1954-1974 / Stefanie Decker -- Expanded opportunities : black women in the modern era, 1974-2000 / Kenneth W. Howell and James M. Smallwood -- Contemporary black Texas women : political and educational leadership, 1974-2000 / Jewel L. Prestage and Franklin D. Jones -- Black women in Texas history : selected bibliography / Bruce A. Glasrud and Merline Pitre.
Though often consigned to the footnotes of history, African American women are a significant part of the rich, multiethnic heritage of Texas and the United States. Until now, though, their story has frequently been fragmented and underappreciated.