Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
kw: "Oscar Clark Carr,"
|| Title: Uncle Sams Plantations
Author : anonymous
Date Created: 1944-05-27
Abstract: A letter describing the life and times of an anonymous plantation owner before and after the Civil War, giving him the pseudonym, Uncle Sam. The article talks generally about the economic plight of the Southern plantation owner after the abolition of slavery and contends that both the slave owner and the slave were better off under the system of slavery when compared to the system that followed.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Oscar Clark Carr, Jr. Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
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