Includes bibliographical references (p. -128) and index.
Contents Foreword Acknowledgements Part One: Remembering Teachers and Teaching Chapter One: "Dying with One's Boots On": Collective Remembering of Legally Segregated Schools for Blacks and Its Teachers Chapter Two: You Must Remember This: Reconstructions of the Geopolitics of Race and Racism in the Jim Crow South Chapter Three: Voices of Collective Remembering: Black Teachers in Edgecombe, Nash and Wilson Counties Part Two: Hidden Transcripts Revealed Chapter Four: "The Way We Found Them to Be": Black Teachers and the Politics of Respectability in Jim Crow North Carolina Chapter Five: A Strategy of Opportunity: Black Teachers and the Making of a New Form of Capital Part Three: Remembering Jim Crow's Teachers Chapter Five: "The Half Had Not Been Told": Hidden Transcripts Made Public Appendix A: Methodology Appendix B: Interview questions Appendix C: Table: Demographics and Characteristics of Participants Bibliography Index.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Using oral history interviews with forty-four former teachers from the Jim Crow era, local and state archival materials, and secondary historical sources, the author examines the surprising counter-memories of students, teachers, and community members who recall these schools not as being inferior, but as being of sufficient quality. (source: Nielsen Book Data)