Uprooted and transplanted : from Africa to America : focus on African-Americans in Essex County, Virginia : oppressions, achievements, contributions, the 1600s-1900s (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Uprooted and transplanted : from Africa to America : focus on African-Americans in Essex County, Virginia : oppressions, achievements, contributions, the 1600s-1900s

Author: Lillian H McGuire
Publisher: New York : Vantage Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian H McGuire
ISBN: 0533129168 9780533129164
OCLC Number: 45461221
Description: xxi, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Slavery --
Antebellum freedom and the Civil War --
Liberation and postwar freedom --
Religion --
Church-founded organizations and schools --
The public schools --
Doctors of medicine, education, and philosophy --
The civic organizations and politics --
Occupations, businesses, careers --
Desegregating the school system --
Appendix. A register of free negroes in Essex County, 1810-1843 and 1843-1861 [with columns for Name, Age, Color, Parent, Date of registration, Status of freedom, Proof of freedom] --
A list of teachers appointed to "colored schools" in Essex County in the 1800's.
Responsibility: Lillian H. McGuire.

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