By Annabelle M. Armstrong
By Annabelle M. Armstrong
By James Knipmeyer
Despite this notoriety, not anyone has written a full-length, scholarly account of Hite’s lifestyles. This biography fills that void, detailing Hite’s tale from his start in imperative Illinois in 1845 to his loss of life in Glen Canyon in 1914. It corrects a number of the long-accepted tales approximately Hite and places others of their right standpoint, whereas revealing new info. rankings of pictures and excerpts from Hite’s personal writing additional remove darkness from this colourful prospector’s life.
By Wick Griswold
By Clayton McClure Brooks
Offering a clean examine interracial cooperation within the early life of Jim
Crow, The Uplift Generation examines how segregation used to be molded, now not by
Virginia’s white political strength constitution by myself yet really throughout the paintings of a
iteration of Virginian reformers around the colour line who from 1900 to 1930 engaged in
interracial reforms. This team of paternalists and uplift reformers believed interracial
cooperation was once essential to stem violence and advertise development. even if those activists had
various motivations, they labored jointly simply because their revolutionary goals meshed, finding
themselves not going allies. not like later incarnations of interracialism, this early paintings did not
problem segregation yet fairly helped to construct and outline it, deliberately and differently. The
initiatives—whose genesis ranged from inner most one-on-one communications to large-scale
interracial organizations—shaped Progressivism, the emergence of a race-conscious public welfare
method, and the eventual parameters of Jim Crow in Virginia. via large use of personal
papers, newspapers, and different archival fabrics, The Uplift Generation
stocks the tales of those fascinating—yet usually forgotten—reformers and the advanced and
occasionally troubling results in their work.
By Andrea F. Donaghue
By Bryant,William Cullen
By Alexia Jones Helsley
By Fran Heyward Marscher
This attention-grabbing selection of tales speaks to us of existence in an easier time, of elevating hogs, guineas and youngsters on deserted plantations; turning out to be candy potatoes, okra and sugar cane; trapping mink and choosing oysters; pulling 12-pound flounder and 79-pound drum from the creeks; making feasts of Loggerhead turtle eggs, crab and conch meat; picking out musk; and taking the steamer to Savannah to work out the �big urban� lighting.
Our narrators have been born among 1881 and 1941, and, although their tales overlap and intertwine, every one has a special point of view on lifestyles within the Lowcountry. writer Fran Heyward Marscher, a Hilton Head journalist, grew up listening to those helpful thoughts and sought out the storytellers while she learned that the way of living they defined used to be at risk of death out with each one generation.
By Peter C. Vermilyea
By Harry Kollatz Jr.
Since 1992, Harry Kollatz Jr. has been recording the lesser-known background of Virginia�s Holy urban in his �Richmond Flashbacks� column in Richmond journal. From the inauguration of the world�s first functional electrical trolley approach an early Civil Rights activists, to a psychic horse and a wild trip on a sturgeon, he has coated all of it. Compiled for the 1st time during this quantity, this feature of articles is bound to thrill all who love Richmond by way of laying off mild at the remainder of its story.