Raising freedom's child : Black children and visions of the future after slavery / Mary Niall Mitchell.
Author: Mitchell, Mary Niall.
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2008.
ISBN: 9780814757192 (cl : alk. paper)
0814757197 (cl : alk. paper)
Description: xii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series: American history and culture
Subject: African American children History 19th century.
Slaves Emancipation United States.
Contents: Emigration : a good and delicious country -- Reading race : rosebloom and pure white, or so it seemed -- Civilizing missions : Miss Harriet W. Murray, Elsie, and Puss -- Labor : Tillie Bell's song -- Schooling : we ought to be one people -- Conclusion : some mighty morning.