Labor and landownership in Halifax County, Virginia, 1865-1880
Jones, Susannah Hopkins, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Gaston, Paul M., Department of History, University of Virginia
This study of Halifax County, in the heart of the Virginia bright tobacco region, provides a glimpse of the change from slavery to sharecropping, the fate of the wealthy landed class, and the role of rural merchants between 1865 and 1880.
MA (Master of Arts)
Land tenure -- Virginia -- Halifax County, African Americans -- Employment -- Virginia -- Halifax County, Halifax County (Va.) -- Economic conditions
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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