Negotiating Ownership in a Contested Landscape: A Consideration of Post emancipation Black Community Development during Jim Crow in Anderson County, Texas

March 2017
East Texas Historical Journal;Spring2017, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p28
Academic Journal
The article discusses African American land ownership and community development after emancipation in Anderson County, Texas in the early twentieth century. Topics explored include the social and economic challenges faced by African American farmers during the implementation of Jim Crow laws, operations of the Benjamin Jackson plantation in Anderson County, and the post emancipation sentiments of African American farmers toward the land they work for.


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