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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 70 Issue 1, Jan 1993
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This article looks at the short life and career of prominent African American Joseph Charles Price, a contemporary of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington and who's untimely death, followed shortly by Douglass', left Washington as the United States' most prominent black leader. Comparisons are made between Price and Washington's leadership styles as race leaders to determine whether Price would have stood in contrast to Washington's accomodationist tactics. A look at how Price built Livingstone College is included to draw a more complete picture of the nature of black leadership and the course of race relations between Reconstruction and the beginning of the 20th century.
A look at the character and psychology of antebellum white laborer Edward Isham and the circumstances that surrounded the brutal murder of yeoman farmer James Cornelius by Isham, as well as Isham's resulting trial. Interpretation of the events is used to extrapolate general ideas about poor and powerless white southerners in the antebellum period.
This article examines of the ecological and cultural contexts for understanding the man-made seasonal camps used by mullet fishermen as well as exploring the architectural and material traits that were both specifically suited to the coastal environment as well as being drawn from African American building traditions to meet the special needs of the mullet fishery.