Black life in Petersburg, Virginia, 1870-1902

Author:
Hartzell, Lawrence Leroy, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisor:
Ayers, Edward, Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

A study on the nature of late nineteenth-century Southern race relations. The paper analyzes the complexity of Southern society during the 19th century. The focus is on race and class relations in the South, and on the faulty language used to classify different groups of people.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
Virginia, History, African Americans, 1877-1964, Petersburg (Va.), Petersburg
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1985/08