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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 18 related to The African-american History of Nashville, Tn: 1780-1930 (p).   

Life Behind a Veil: Blacks in Louisville, Kentucky, 1865-1930

George C. Wright - History - 1985 - 320 pages
In the period between the Civil War and the Great Depression, Louisville, Kentucky was host to what George C. Wright calls "a polite form of racism." There were no lynchings or ...
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In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old South

John Hope Franklin, Loren Schweninger - Social Science - 2005 - 304 pages
The matriarch of a remarkable African American family, Sally Thomas went from being a slave on a tobacco plantation to a "virtually free" slave who ran her own business and ...
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Missouri's Black Heritage

Lorenzo Johnston Greene, Gary R. Kremer, Antonio Frederick Holland - History - 1993 - 255 pages
Originally written in 1980 by the late Lorenzo J. Greene, Gary R. Kremer, and Antonio F. Holland, Missouri's Black Heritage remains the only book-length account of the rich and ...
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Climbing Up to Glory: A Short History of African Americans During the Civil ...

Wilbert L. Jenkins - History - 2002 - 285 pages
The Civil War was undeniably an integral event in American history, but for African Americans, whose personal liberties were dependent upon its outcome, it was an especially ...
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To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells

Mia Bay - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 384 pages
Born to slaves in 1862, Ida B. Wells became a fearless antilynching crusader, women's rights advocate, and journalist. Wells's refusal to accept any compromise on racial ...
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Slave and Freeman, the Autobiography of George L. Knox

George L. Knox - Education
In 1917, fifty-two years after its founding, the University of Kentucky faced stagnation, financial troubles, and disturbing reports of nepotism, resulting in a leadership ...
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Take Up the Black Man's Burden: Kansas City's African American Communities ...

Charles Edward Coulter - History - 2006 - 345 pages
"Examines the people and institutions that shaped Kansas City's Black communities from the end of the Civil War until the outbreak of World War II, blending rich historical ...
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