Black Labor in Richmond, 1865-1890

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University of Illinois Press, 1984 - History - 249 pages
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Contents

Race and Class in Richmond
3
Community of Former Slaves 18651873
13
The Development of Black Popular Political Activity 18651870
34
Workingclass Activism the Republican Party and the Colored National Labor Union 18701873
55
The Depression of 18731878 New Problems and New Paths
70
Readjusterism and the Rebirth of the Black Popular Movement 18791883
86
Black Richmond Adopts the Knights of Labor 18841885
109
Popular Activity the Knights of Labor and the Movement Culture
124
Politics Race and the Decomposition of the Movement Culture
157
The Death Throes of the Reform Movement
179
Race and Class Legacy and Possibility
192
Appendixes
203
Notes
217
A Note on the Primary Sources
241
Index
243
Copyright

Spring 1886 The Apex of the Knights of Labor
143

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About the author (1984)

Rachleff is professor and chairperson of the History Department at Macalester College, where he has taught since 1982.

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