The Negro in Texas, 1874-1900.
“This study concentrates on the gradual decline of the Negro’s status in the post-Reconstruction era. The author describes blacks’ fight for equity in the political, economic, and social life of the state, and delves into the backgrounds and personalities of Negro leaders.” (Dust jacket). A particular interest is given to the history of African-American political leaders in Texas and the eventual elimination of the black vote.
Description: The Negro in Texas, 1874-1900.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, . 309pp. First Edition. Publisher’s cream cloth, near fine with a like dust jacket.