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Title Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau : race, gender, and public policy in the age of emancipation Author Farmer-Kaiser, Mary. Pub Info. New York : Fordham University Press, 2010. Description xiv, 275 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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LocationCall No.Status Central Texana genealogy GENEALOGY 975.041 FARMER-KAISER LIB USE ONLY

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-268) and index. Contents Introduction: "a long time in want of a bureau" -- That the freed-women ... may rise to the dignity and glory of true womanhood : the men, purpose, and gendered freedom of the Freedmen's Bureau -- A weight of circumstances like millstones about their necks to drag and keep them down : freedwomen, federal relief, and the Freedmen's Bureau -- The women are the controlling spirits : freedwomen, free labor, and the Freedmen's Bureau -- To put forth almost superhuman efforts to regain their children : freedwomen, parental rights, and the Freedmen's Bureau -- Strict justice for every man, woman, and child : gender, justice, and the Freedman's Bureau.

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Series Reconstructing America Reconstructing America (Series) Subject United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. African American women -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century. African American women -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century. Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Social aspects. ISBN 9780823232116 (alk. paper) 0823232115 (alk. paper) 9780823232123 (pbk. : alk. paper) 0823232123 (pbk. : alk. paper) OCLC 491917558

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