The Negro in Virginia,
published in 1940, traces the political, economic, and social history of African
Americans in Virginia from the arrival of the first Africans in 1619 through the American Revolution
(1775–1783), the American Civil War
(1865–1877), and the rise of Jim Crow laws in the late nineteenth and early twentieth
century. One of a planned series of "racial studies" undertaken by the Works Progress
. . .
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