TITLE

Black Tip, White Iceberg: Black Postmasters and the Rise of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1897-1901

AUTHOR(S)
Justesen, Benjamin R.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
North Carolina Historical Review;Apr2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p193
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the efforts of African-American Congressman George Henry White to appoint African American postmasters in the second district of North Carolina during his tenure from 1897 to 1901. Rise of the political career of White on the national level; Official relationship established by White with former U.S. President William McKinley; Implication of the appointment of postmasters on political dominance; African American postmasters appointed by White.
ACCESSION #
17863368

 

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