On Jordan's banks : emancipation and its aftermath in the Ohio River Valley / Darrel E. Bigham.

The story of the Ohio River and its settlements are an integral part of American history, particularly during the country's westward expansion. Bigham examines the lives of African Americans in the counties along the northern and southern banks of the Ohio river both before and in the years dir...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bigham, Darrel E.
Format: Book
Published: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.
Series:Ohio River Valley series.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Foreword; Preface; Map: The Ohio River and Surrounding Territories; Prologue: The Ohio River Valley as a Region; Part One: Before the War; 1. Uneasy Slavery in Kentucky along the Ohio; 2. Incomplete Freedom on the North Shore; Part Two: The Impact of the Civil War on Blacks; 3. Conflict and Remnants of Slavery on the South Shore; 4. Blacks and Whites Together and Apart on the North Shore; Part Three: The Postwar Years; 5. Population and Residential Patterns; 6. Free and Equal, with Opportunities and Pains.
  • 7. Citizenship and Civil Rights after the Fourteenth Amendment8. The Progress of Blacks and the Ballot Box; 9. Making a Living; Illustrations; 10. Families and Community Life; 11. Black Society; 12. Schools for Blacks; Epilogue: From the 1890s to the Great Depression; Appendix: Population Tables; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.