The Journal of Southern History

TheJournal of Southern History is a quarterly journal owned and published by The Southern Historical Association. It has been in publication since 1935, and its editorial headquarters are in Houston, Texas. TheJournalof Southern History focuses on southern history, broadly interpreted. Issues contain scholarly articles, historical notes, book reviews and news of historical interest. Contributors to the journal include almost everyone who is doing or has done significant work in the field of southern history. All members of The Southern Historical Association are recipients of the journal as are others interested in the study of the South. The journal's region is the United States.TheJournal of Southern History has included articles on such topics as "Opposition to Polygamy in the Postbellum South" (November 2010), "African American Farmers and Civil Rights" (November 2007), "A Region in Harmony: Southern Music and the Sound Track of Freedom" (November 2006) and "The Second Slavery: Modernity in the Nineteenth-Century Sough and the Atlantic World" (August 2009). Randal L. Hall is the Managing Editor. John B. Boles is the Editor, Bethany L. Johnson is the Associate Editor and Allison N. Madar is a Visiting Assistant Editor.

Articles from Vol. 77, No. 3, August

African Americans, Labor Unions, and the Struggle for Fair Employment in the Aircraft Manufacturing Industry of Texas, 1941-1945
DON ELLINGER WAS A FRUSTRATED MAN IN THE SUMMER OF 1944. LEAD examiner for the Region X office of the Fair Employment Practice Committee (FEPC) in Dallas, Texas, Ellinger and a small staff of investigators had spent the last two years working to obtain...
Announcements and Activities
The North Caroliniana Society has announced the granting of an Archie K. Davis Fellowship to each of the following scholars for 2011-2012: Laura Kathryn Baines-Walsh, Boston College; Kristal L. Enter, University of Cambridge; Karen M. Hawkins, University...
From Caste to Color Blindness: James J. Kilpatrick's Segregationist Semantics
IT'S A BEAUTIFUL THING, THE DESTRUCTION OF WORDS," REMARKED ONE character in George Orwell's 1949 anti-authoritarian dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. The British writer described a society where a totalitarian government strove to eliminate alternative...
Libraries and Archives
The Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center at the University of Oklahoma seeks applicants for its Visiting Scholars Program, which provides financial assistance to researchers working at the center's archives. Awards of $500 to $1,000...
Personnel
Appalachian State University: Lucinda Myles McCray appointed professor and named chair; Andrea Burns and Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz appointed assistant professor. University of Arkansas: Nikolay Antov appointed assistant professor; Daniel E. Sutherland...
Pets, Status, and Slavery in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake
Stolen, or strayed, about a week ago, from Fredericksburg, a strong, well made, sprightly POINTER. He is of a whitish colour, with large brown spots; and, having been but very lately imported from England, still has many spots of tar on him, contracted...
The Association
The Southern Historical Association will hold its seventy-seventh annual meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, on October 27-30, 2011, Thursday through Sunday. There will be a number of sessions related to our host city and to the Chesapeake region, focusing...
The New Woman, Social Science, and the Harlem Renaissance: Ophelia Settle Egypt as Black Professional
CONSIDER THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE, AND THE NAMES OF STERLING A. Brown, Langston Hughes, Alain Locke, and Zora Neale Hurston surface. The name of their friend, correspondent, and student Ophelia Settle Egypt (1903-1984) probably does not. Compared with...
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