Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight: Race, Class, and Power in the Rural South during the First World War

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Index
Adams, Lee, 191
Addams, Jane, 21
Adkisson, Tom, 189
Adler, H. C., 112
African Americans. See Blacks
Agrarians. See Democrats
Alabama, 3, 43, 75, 132; reactions to WWI in, 39, 40–41; draft boards in, 60, 69, 72, 127, 177; Bureau investigations in, 105–6, 107–8, 147; CND in, 138; slackers in, 177; desertion in, 179, 184
Alexander, H. Q., 46, 107, 154
Allen, William E., 93
Almon, Edward B., 41, 54
American Legion, 196
American Protective League (APL), 135, 136, 151–56, 182–83, 194, 199, 232 (n. 39); records of, 152, 155–56, 165; race and, 155, 182–83
American Union Against Militarism (AUAM), 21–22
Antimilitarists, 7, 13, 22–24, 26–27, 28, 205 (n. 27)
Appeal to Reason, The, 86, 87–88
Arkansas, 43, 80, 89, 132, 148; draft boards in, 67, 71, 73, 123, 129–30, 176–77; CND in, 138; Bureau investigations in, 144; desertion in, 180, 181–82, 189–90; troops dispatched to, 185, 189–90
Armstrong, Charlie, Sr., 186
Army, United States, 19, 57; troops dispatched to southern states, 164, 185–92, 239 (n. 62); and preparedness, 203 (n. 13)
Assemblies of God, 81–82
Atlanta, Ga., 121, 125–26
Atlanta Constitution, 103, 126, 145
Atwell, William Hawley, 96, 98, 99–100
Australia: conscription and, 44–45, 210 (n. 30)
Aycock, Charles, 25
Baker, Newton, 23, 42, 43, 53, 59, 65, 75, 105, 122, 128
Baltimore Afro-American, 146
Bankhead, William B., 47, 48
Barbeau, Arthur E., 123
Barnes (Bureau agent), 98
Bauserman, Jos. H., 146
Bean, Monroe, 144
Beckwith, E. R., 108
Berkman, Alexander, 103
Berry, Riley M. Fletcher, 142–44
Bickett, Thomas, 130; and desertion, 182–83, 192, 194, 240 (n. 72)
Bielaski, Bruce, 149, 150, 151
Bilbo, Theodore, 61, 62, 78, 114, 115, 133, 138, 156–57, 203 (n. 10); postwar political career of, 195
Birmingham, Ala., 3, 147, 156
Bissett, James, 88
Black, W. M., 46
Blacks, 3, 15–16, 111, 118–20, 137, 138, 197, 203 (n. 5); women, 72–73, 132–33; and reactions to draft, 84; and Plan of San Diego, 90; and Farmers and Laborers Protective Association, 94–95; class divisions among, 118–19; demonstrate patriotism, 120–21, 125–26; U.S. military and, 121–23, 125, 177, 227 (n. 24); and labor issues, 123, 126–33, 143; lynching of, 123–25, 227 (n. 25); wartime surveillance of, 135, 142–47; rumors of rebellion among, 143–47; murder of, 147; lack of documents among, 159; resistance and, 171, 181; desertion and, 179–82, 190. See also Conscription, WWI: race and; South, the; Southerners: rural; Surveillance; White supremacy
Blease, Cole, 169
Blight, David W., 36

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter One - Southern Antimilitarists on the Eve of War 13
  • Chapter Two - Which War, Whose Fight? 33
  • Chapter Three - Fathers, Farmers, and Christians 57
  • Chapter Four - Agrarian Protest Begins 84
  • Chapter Five - Race, Class, Gender, and Draft Dodging 111
  • Chapter Six - The Surveillance State Comes to Rural Shade 135
  • Chapter Seven - Resistance 162
  • Epilogue - After the War 194
  • Notes 201
  • Bibliography 241
  • Index 251
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