v. 1. Legacies misplaced : the lifestyles and instances of John R. Lynch and his political contemporaries. A man on hearth : John Roy Lynch’s early political profession / Matthew Lynch ; The Black “consummate strategist” : Blanche Kelso Bruce and the skillful use of energy within the Reconstruction and put up-Reconstruction eras / Nicholas Patler ; Manhood and freedom within the Sunshine State : Josiah Thomas Partitions and Reconstruction Florida / Luis-Alejandro Dinnella-Borrego ; “The long adventure to freedom” : Henry P. Cheatham and fusion politics in North Carolina / Derrick D. McKisick ; The energy of three : the Bruce-Hill-Lynch alliance / Matthew Lynch ; Jefferson Franklin Lengthy : a visionary of African American political conduct / Pearl Okay. Ford Dowe ; The lifestyles and instances of the redoubtable George Washington Murray / Rodney W. Harris ; John Roy Lynch’s account of the Republican abandonment of the Negro / Matthew Lynch ; James T. Rapier : a warrior for Black manhood and race equality / Veronica Womack ; John Roy Lynch and James Hill : the reconciliation / Matthew Lynch ; Defending the Reconstruction : George A. Myers, racism, patronage, and corruption in Ohio, 1879-1930 / Ruth Martin ; The startling profession of P.B.S. Pinchback : a whirlwind campaign to convey equality to reconstructed Louisiana / Nicholas Patler ; The Lynch-Rhodes debate : Reconstruction on trial / Matthew Lynch
v. 2. Black Reconstruction period politicians : the Fifteenth Modification in flesh and blood. “No peer in his race” : Robert Brown Elliott and the racial politics of Reconstruction period South Carolina / J. Brent Morris ; A lasting legacy : James Edward O'Hara’s put up-Reconstruction combat for racial equality / Kevin E. Grimm ; “That is all we ask for-an equal opportunity” : Oscar James Dunn, Louisiana’s first Black lieutenant governor / Linda English ; In the midst of the “nadir” : Samuel A. McElwee and the seek democracy and freedom / Derrick D. McKisick ; From “just above slave stage” to state treasurer : Antoine Dubuclet and the politics of race in Reconstruction Louisiana / Joshua Butler ; Joseph Hayne Rainey and the beginnings of Black political authority / William P. Kladky ; Race, Reconstruction, radical Republicans, and a renegade : the upward push and fall of Tunis Campbell / F. Erik Brooks ; Footprints of freedom : Mifflin Wistar Gibbs and the pursuit of equality throughout North The US / Jake Sudderth ; The biography of John Willis Menard, first African American elected to the U.S. Congress / Glenn L. Starks ; “Rise within the scale of being” : Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs, Philadelphia ministry, and Florida politics / Kaye Smart Whitehead ; “I shall now not be muffled right here” : Thomas E. Miller, the misplaced African American Congressman, 1890-1891 / Travis D. Boyce and Winsome M. Chunnu-Brayda ; Like a lion certain, hear him roar : Richard Harvey Cain and a rhetoric of Reconstruction / Martin A. Parlett ; Robert Smalls and the politics of race and freedom in low nation South Carolina, 1865-1890 / Karen Prepare dinner Bell and Peter J. Breaux.