2011-A5-CR, at Interpretive Forum I (African American Life): “House of Bondage, Springboard Into Freedom: Clermont and Clarke County’s Black Community”

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2011-A5-CR, at Interpretive Forum I (African American Life): “House of Bondage, Springboard Into Freedom: Clermont and Clarke County’s Black Community”

Ely discusses both the representative and singular qualities of Clarke County as a county with a disproportionately high number of slaves in the Shenandoah Valley, and of two subjects of importance which pervade the history of race there and throughout the South: black self-help, and black-white relations.  13 pages

Melvin Patrick Ely; © The Clermont Foundation; IS available for download for personal or classroom use; credit to: Courtesy of The Clermont Foundation.