Can't get there from here : the transition from slavery to freedom at Hickory Hill, 1850-1880
Michel, Gregg Laurence, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Ayers, Edward, Department of History, University of Virginia
The paper focuses on Hickory Hill, a wheat plantation in Virginia, and how the plantation copes with the transition from slavery to freedom. The significance of wheat in the Virginian economy made southern plantations remain as a critical part of the economy after the Civil War.
MA (Master of Arts)
Hanover County (Va.), Hickory Hill (Hanover County, Va.), Virginia, 19th century, Race relations, Plantation life, History
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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