Credit: “Philadelphia fashions, 1837,” Edward Williams Clay via Library Company of Philadelphia Print Dept. Political Cartoons http://bit.ly/2aabmhy Jennifer L. Morgan, “Periodization Problems: Race and Gender in the History of the Early Republic.” Journal of the Early Republic 36, no. 2 (2016): 351–57.
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Chernoh Sesay Jr. on eighteenth-century poet Phillis Wheatley in history and memory:
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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. “Effect of John Brown’s invasion at the South (Nov. 19, 1859).” New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb9f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
Pryor, Elizabeth Stordeur. “The Etymology of Nigger: Resistance, Language, and the Politics of Freedom in the Antebellum North.” Journal of the Early Republic 36, no. 2 (2016): 203–45.
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Jones-Rogers: “Yes. It troubles me to think of seeing her on American currency, and it is especially troubling that Andrew Jackson — a president whose nickname was the “Indian Killer,” who was responsible for signing into law the Indian Removal Act, and who owned 150 enslaved African Americans at the time of his death — will be on the other side….”
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Elizabeth S. Pryor,
Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2016.
via UNC Press:
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A Negro Policeman (1922.214.171.124) / Credit Historic New Orleans Collection
Michael Ross was interviewed by
of Laine Kaplan-Levenson TriPod: NOLA at 300 on his book The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era (Oxford, 2014):
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Michael A. Ross, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era. Oxford University Press, 2014.
On the book:
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