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Freedom colonies : independent Black Texans in the time of Jim Crow / by Thad Sitton and James H. Conrad ; with research assistance and photographs by Richard Orton.

By: Sitton, Thad, 1941-.
Contributor(s): Conrad, James H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jack and Doris Smothers series in Texas history, life, and culture: no. 15.Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005Edition: 1st ed.Description: 248 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0292706189 ((cl.) : alk. paper); 9780292706187 ((cl.) : alk. paper); 0292706421 ((pbk.) : alk. paper); 9780292706422 ((pbk.) : alk. paper).Subject(s): Freedmen -- Texas -- History | African American farmers -- Texas -- History | African Americans -- Land tenure -- Texas -- History | African Americans -- Texas -- Economic conditions | Agricultural colonies -- Texas -- History | Land settlement -- Texas -- History | Texas -- History -- 1846-1950 | Texas -- Race relations | Texas -- Economic conditionsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Freedom colonies.; Online version:: Freedom colonies.DDC classification: 333.33/5/089960730794 Other classification: NW 8295
Contents:
A terrible freedom -- Making do, getting by -- Saturday nights and Sunday mornings -- School days -- Working for the man -- Decline and remembrance.
Summary: In the decades following the Civil War nearly a quarter of African Americans achieved a remarkable victory - they got their own land.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
E185.93 .T4 S47 2005 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001929843

Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-237) and index.

A terrible freedom -- Making do, getting by -- Saturday nights and Sunday mornings -- School days -- Working for the man -- Decline and remembrance.

In the decades following the Civil War nearly a quarter of African Americans achieved a remarkable victory - they got their own land.

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