Claiming union widowhood : race, respectability, and poverty in the post-emancipation South /
"In Claiming Union Widowhood, Brandi Clay Brimmer analyzes the US pension system from the perspective of poor black women during and after the Civil War. Reconstructing the world of New Bern, North Carolina's grassroots pension network through a broad range of historical sources, she outli...
Duke University Press,
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