Black Prisoners and Their World: Alabama, 1865-1900

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Black Prisoners and Their World: Alabama, 1865-1900 - Curtin, Mary Ellen

In the late nineteenth century, prisoners in Alabama, the vast majority of them African Americans, were forced to work as coal miners under the most horrendous conditions imaginable. Black Prisoners and Their World draws on a variety of sources, including the reports and correspondence of prison inspectors and letters from prisoners and their ... Read More