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Lynch, John Roy 1847-1939

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Works: 45 works in 100 publications in 1 language and 3,686 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Speeches in Congress  Newspapers 
Classifications: E668, 976.206
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The facts of reconstruction by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
32 editions published between 1913 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some historical errors of James Ford Rhodes by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
4 editions published between 1922 and 1976 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Facts of reconstruction, the by John Roy Lynch ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Facts of reconstruction by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
4 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reminiscences of an active life; the autobiography of John Roy Lynch by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born into slavery on a Louisiana plantation, John Roy Lynch (1847-1939) came to adulthood during the Reconstruction Era and lived a public-spirited life for over three decades. His political career began in 1869 with his appointment as justice of the peace. Within the year, he was elected to the Mississippi legislature and was later elected Speaker of the House. At age twenty-five, Lynch became the first African American from Mississippi to be elected to the United States Congress. He led the fight to secure passage of the Civil Rights Bill of 1875. In 1884, he was elected temporary chairman of the Eighth Republican National Convention and was the first black American to deliver the keynote address. His autobiography, "Reminiscences of an Active Life", reflects Lynch's thoughtful and nuanced understanding of the past and of his own experience. The book, written when he was ninety, challenges a number of traditional arguments about Reconstruction. In his experience, African Americans in the South competed on an equal basis with whites; the state governments were responsive to the needs of the people; and race was not always a decisive factor in the politics of Reconstruction. The autobiography, which would not be published until 1970, provides rich material for the study of American politics and race relations during Reconstruction. It sheds light on presidential patronage, congressional deals, and personality conflicts among national political figures. Lynch's childhood reflections reveal new dimensions to our understanding of black experience during slavery and beyond. An introduction by John Hope Franklin puts Lynch's public and private lives in the context of his times and provides an overview of how "Reminiscences of an Active Life" came to be written
Colored Americans : John R. Lynch's appeal to them by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Southern question, reply to Mr. Lamar : speech of Hon. John R. Lynch of Mississippi, in the House of Representatives, August 12, 1876 by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
2 editions published in 1876 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The facts of reconstruction ... 1913. (Reprinted.) by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Civil rights : speech of Hon. John R. Lynch, of Mississippi, in the House of Representatives, February 3, 1875 by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
2 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Senator J.Z. George, of Mississippi by James Z George ( Book )
1 edition published in 1877 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Papers by George Gifford ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection contains a number of letters, some from his mother, Sarah Jane, his aunt, a number of colleagues and politicians, Professor Edward Winslow Hall, and from his brothers-in-law, Clarence and Eugene Hale. The collection reveals a great deal about politics in Maine and politics on the national level from 1868 to 1883. Topics include a Hannibal Hamlin and Jame G. Blaine. Comments about these men and a number of other Maine politicians appear in the letters to Gifford, particularly from Eugene Hale, John Lynch, and William P. Whitehouse, during political campaigns in that state. Letters both praised and criticized Gifford for his public oppositions. Two letters from Lucy Stone reveal Gifford's support of women's suffrage. Three letters have lithographs of Colby University. Glimpses of the demands of life in the U.S. Consular Service are given in some letters. Also included is an anonymous essay entitled "A New Currency."
John. R. Lynch vs. James R. Chalmers contested election case from the Sixth Congressional District of Mississippi by Stewart L Woodford ( Book )
1 edition published in 1882 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Why the Negro is a Republican by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An analysis of the relationship between low object assembly scores on the WISC-R, children's locus of control scores, and parenting styles and attitudes by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An analysis of the relation of self-reported symmetrical / complementary marital style to observed interaction behaviors by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
More about the historical errors of James Ford Rhodes by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Speech of Hon. John R. Lynch, of Mississippi, in the House of Representatives, March 1, 1877 by John Roy Lynch ( Book )
1 edition published in 1877 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Jackson, Mississippi, to George H. Williams, Attorney General by Adelbert Ames ( Book )
1 edition published in 1873 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Recommending Mr. Brown as U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Mississippi
 
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Alternative Names
Lynch, John R. 1847-1939
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English (92)
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