African Americans and Reconstruction: Hope and Struggle, 1865-1883

Archive of documents about African American life from post-Civil War years to the beginning of Jim Crow. Includes works of individuals and organizations, works of fiction, poetry and drama.

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1865 - 1883
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • License Information Unlimited simultaneous users licensed.
  • Publisher Readex / NewsBank
  • Languages English
  • Resource Types E-Books and E-Texts
  • Description Searchable archive of documents covering the lives of African Americans in the years following the Civil War to the beginning of Jim Crow. The collection covers subjects such as the development of African-American identity; descriptions of African-American life - both slave and free; slavery and race; eyewitness accounts of African-American life in the South, the North, and elsewhere; and official reports on the “progress” of African Americans. Also included are important works of African-American individuals and organizations and works of fiction, poetry and drama.