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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 19 Issue 3, July 1942
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The author explores changes in legislation which opened up new apprenticeship opportunities for free African American children. An apprenticeship system offered the primary route for skilled African American males, though little information regarding young women is available. Statistical information concerning wages and occupations of free African Americans is provided, especially from the 1850 and 1860 periods when Federal Census Records broadened to include this information.
This article is another installment in a series focusing on correspondence between North Carolinians and national politicians during the tumultuous time of Reconstruction. These letters were sent to Carl Schurz, head of the Liberal Republican movement. Letters cover a period from April 1865 to October 1878.