The Freedmen's Bureau as a Social Agency

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Columbia University., 1966 - Freedmen - 558 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
The Social Context of Reconstruction
14
Pertinacity of Poor Law Thinking along with
20
The Freedmens Bureau as a Social Agency
26
THE PURPOSES OF AN AGENCY
72
Howard as an Administrator
79
Howards Emphasis on Education
85
THE STRUCTURE AND OPERATION OF THE AGENCY
110
PROGRAMS DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THE STATUS OF
155
Employment Offices
161
Opposition from the States to the Bureau Schools
172
Homesteads
178
Protection of Children
185
Claims Division
194

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