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A way out of no way : claiming family and freedom in the new South

Author: Dianne Swann-Wright
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2002.
Series: American South series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author of this text set out to capture and relate the history of her ancestors - African Americans in central Virginia after the Civil War. Using plantation documents and oral histories in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Newman family.; Trent family.; Page family.; Carey family.; Carey family.; Newman family.; Page family.; Trent family.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dianne Swann-Wright
ISBN: 0813921368 9780813921365 0813921376 9780813921372
OCLC Number: 49663487
Description: xii, 195 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Patronage --
Work relationships --
Land acquisition --
Getting things --
Spoken words --
A coming together.
Series Title: American South series.
Responsibility: Dianne Swann-Wright.
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