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Chained to the rock of adversity : to be free, Black & female in the Old South

Author: Virginia Meacham Gould
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1998.
Series: Southern voices from the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text aims to offer an insight into the lives of the Old South's free women of colour. The letters, from family members and friends, were written between 1844 and 1899 to Ann Battles Johnson,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Archives
History
Sources
Named Person: Johnson family; Johnson (Family); Johnson family.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Meacham Gould
ISBN: 0820320838 9780820320830 0820319961 9780820319964
OCLC Number: 38542738
Description: liv, 96 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Family Members and Other Principals liii --
The Prewar Family Letters of the Johnson-Miller Women of Natchez and New Orleans 1 --
The Postwar Family Letters of the Johnson-Miller Women of Natchez and New Orleans 39 --
The Diary of Catharine Geraldine Johnson, 1864-1874 67.
Series Title: Southern voices from the past.
Responsibility: edited by Virginia Meacham Gould.
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"This is a spectacular achievement. Gould gives us the only example we have of a free black woman's testimony. It is simply a treasure."--Catherine Clinton, author of "Tara Revisited"

 
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