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Author Sitton, Thad, 1941-

Title Freedom colonies : independent Black Texans in the time of Jim Crow / by Thad Sitton and James H. Conrad ; with research assistance and photographs by Richard Orton
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (248 pages) : illustrations
Series Jack and Doris Smothers series in Texas history, life, and culture ; no. 15
Jack and Doris Smothers series in Texas history, life, and culture ; no. 15
Contents A terrible freedom -- Making do, getting by -- Saturday nights and Sunday mornings -- School days -- Working for the man -- Decline and remembrance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-237) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African American farmers -- Texas -- History.
African Americans -- Land tenure -- Texas -- History.
African Americans -- Texas -- Economic conditions.
Agricultural colonies -- Texas -- History.
Freedmen -- Texas -- History.
Land settlement -- Texas -- History.
Texas -- Economic conditions.
Texas -- History -- 1846-1950.
Texas -- Race relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Conrad, James H.
LC no. 2004009477
ISBN 0292797125 (electronic bk.)
9780292797123 (electronic bk.)