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Charles W. Sallis
Millsaps College (Jackson, MS 39210-0002)

The Color Line in Mississippi Politics, 1865-1915

Impact of the Negro in Mississippi politics in the fifty years following the Civil War. Expansion of fellow' dissertation. Deals with Presidential and Congressional Reconstruction policies, the Freedman's Bureau, white resistance and intimidation, the KuKluxKlan, the ascendancy of the hill farmer ("redneck") and the rise of Negrophobes James K. Vardman and Theodore G. Bilbo as the dominant politicians in the state.

Project fields:
History, General

Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$9,500 (approved)
$9,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1970 – 6/30/1971