Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal, Volume 7, Number 3, September, 1997 Page: Front Inside
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Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal
Volume 7, Number 3
Editor: Bill Stein
Associate Editor: Terry Ford
Dorothy Albrecht, Susan Archuletta, Elizabeth Schoellmann, Aileen Terry, Tracey Wegenhoft
The Freedmen's Bureau in Colorado County, Texas, 1865-1868, Part 2
by Barrv A. Crouch ............................... .......... 147
Documents, Letters, Reminiscences, Etc.
Garwood Brochure, c. 1905 ......... .............................. 177
Miscellaneous Letters ......................................... 182
On the Cover
The cover contains a photograph, taken around 1890, of Sophie Bacon, a former slave who
during Reconstruction purchased a block in Alleyton which her family still owns and on which she
and her descendants have since resided. The image was donated to the library by Neddie Phillips.
Acknowledgements and Notes
Barry A. Crouch is a distinguished professor of history at Gallaudet University in
Washington, D. C. His long list of awards and citations includes a fellowship from the National
Endowment for the Humanities. He is also a fellow of the Texas State Historical Association. He
has written many articles about the Freedmen's Bureau and a notable book, The Freedmen's Bureau
and Black Texans. His newest book, Cullen Montgomery Baker: Reconstruction Desperado, was
written in conjunction with Donaly E. Brice. Part 1 of his lengthy article on the Freedmen's Bureau
in Colorado County was published in the May 1995 issue of the Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal.
The third and final part will be published in January.
Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal. ISSN 1053-4733. Published by the Archives of the Nesbitt Memorial
Library. Printed by Shoen Type & Print. Route 2. Box 19313. Alleyton. Texas 78935. To subscribe, contact Bill
Stein. Nesbitt Memorial Library. 529 Washington Street. Columbus. Texas 78934. (409) 732-5514. Single
copies sell tor $6.00. Subscriptions cost $18.00 annually. 200
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