Young Ovella rejoices as her community comes together to raise money and build a much-needed school in the 1920s, with matching funds from the president of Sears, Roebuck, and Company and support from Professor James of the Normal School.
NMAH copy Purchased from the NMAH Library Endowment.
At the dawn of freedom -- To serve my own people : Black teachers in the Southern Black schools -- It will result in a better understanding of their duties : Southern white teachers and the limits of emancipation -- A desire to labor in the missionary cause : Northern white teachers and the ambiguities of emancipation -- You will, of course, wish to know all about our school : learning and teaching in the freed people's schools -- Race, Reconstruction, and redemption : the fate of emancipation and education, 1861-1876 -- Appendix A. Teachers in the freed people's schools, 1861-1876 -- Appendix B. Estimating the number of Black and Southern white teachers, 1869-1876
The definitive book on freedmen's teachers in the South as well as an outstanding contribution to social history and our understanding of African American education.