A wooden four poster bed frame with head board and foot board. The side rails screw into the frame providing greater strength and limited hiding places for vermin. This type of frame is known as the "Boyd Bedstead."
Language that cannot be misunderstood : African American commemoration, 1863-1913 -- The vanguard of liberty must look into the past : celebrations of freedom -- A resurrection of manhood : gendered reconstruction -- Has emancipation been a failure? : the end of Reconstruction -- Signs of the times : making progress in the post-Reconstruction South -- Bosoms filled with hope : collective representation in the age of Jim Crow
"A day of publick thanksgiving" : foundations, 1808-1834 -- "A borrowed day of jubilee" : maturation, 1834-1862 -- "An American celebration" : expansion and fragmentation, 1862-1870s -- "Let children's children never forget" : remembrance and amnesia, 1870s-1910s -- "Lessons of emancipation for a new generation" : reorientation, 1860s-1900s -- "A great occasion for display" : contestation in Washington, D.C., 1860s-1900s -- "The faith that the dark past has taught us" : dissolution, 1900-1920
"Slaves at large" : the emancipation process and the terrain of African American politics -- Did we miss the greatest slave rebellion in modern history? -- Marcus Garvey, the UNIA, and the hidden political history of African Americans
"Steven Hahn's provocative new book challenges deep-rooted views in the writing of American and African-American history. Moving from slave emancipations of the eighteenth century through slave activity during the Civil War and on to the black power movements of the twentieth century, he asks us to rethink African-American history and politics in bolder, more dynamic terms."--BOOK JACKET.
Amegashie Afeku of Keta: priest, political advisor, businessman, slave owner -- Nyaho Tamakloe of Anlo: of chieftaincy and slavery, of politics and the personal -- Noah Yawo of Ho-Kpenoe: the faith journey of a slave owner