The Freedmen’s Bureau in South Carolina 1865-1872.
First edition. An authoritative treatise of the Freedmen’s Bureau’s activities in South Carolina. From the preface, “...I have raised some points about what might have been for the South, the Negro, and the nation if the actual achievements of the Bureau had more nearly matched the potential within it.” Contents include: Education of Negroes in Sea Island Experiment; Crop-lien system; Contract labor system; Freedmen’s Aid Societies; Military forces in South Carolina; Rufus Saxton; Robert K. Scott; Sea Island Experiment; White Southerners. Includes bibliography and index.
Description: The Freedmen’s Bureau in South Carolina 1865-1872.
Chapel Hill: UNC, (1967). Hardcover. half-title with mild abrasion. In a dustwrapper with some white streaks from the printer. A very good copy.