Black life in Petersburg, Virginia, 1870-1902
Hartzell, Lawrence Leroy, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Ayers, Edward, Department of History, University of Virginia
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.
MA (Master of Arts)
Virginia, History, African Americans, 1877-1964, Petersburg (Va.), Petersburg
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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