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Author Latimore, Carey, author.

Title The role of southern free blacks during the Civil War era : the life of free African Americans in Richmond, Virginia, 1850 to 1876 / Carey Latimore, with a foreword by Allan O. Kownslar.

Published Lewiston, New York : The Edwin Mellen Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.896073075 LATI    AVAILABLE
Physical description 232 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A world in transition: freedom and slavery in the Richmond area -- Using and defying society: free African Americans establish an antebellum community -- Social control and residency in Richmond, 1850 to 1860 -- Crime, underground networks, and abuse: free-Black life in Civil War Richmond -- "All that is needed now is the auction block as it used to be": Richmond during Reconstruction -- Free African Americans community transitions 1865-1877 -- Free African Americans community transitions, 1865-1877.
Subject African Americans -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History -- 19th century.
Freedmen -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History -- 19th century.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Virginia -- Richmond.
Richmond (Va.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Variant Title Life of free African Americans in Richmond, Virginia, 1850 to 1876.
ISBN 9781495502781