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The Tribe of Black Ulysses: African American Lumber Workers in the Jim Crow South

The Tribe of Black Ulysses Drawing on a substantial number of oral history interviews as well as on manuscript sources, local newspapers, and government documents, this title explores black men and women's changing relationship to industrial work in three sawmill communities (Elizabethtown, South Carolina, Chapman, Alabama, and Bogalusa, Louisiana).


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