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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 81 Issue 2, Apr 2004
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This article examines Clay Dillard's journal describing her last few months as a student at Edgeworth Female Seminary (EFS) in Greensboro in 1856. The journal chronicles Dillard's romantic relationship with a teacher at EFS whom she was not allowed to marry and provided insight into the educational process of the period.
This article examines the often violent relationship between slaves and poor whites in the antebellum Carolinas. In poor white communities, the ideal of honor was very important to a man's standing in the community. When a poor white man was not respected in his community, he still demanded respect in the black community, often using force to achieve it.