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African-American History Articles – African-American Issues of the Early 20th Century

African-American History Articles 1915-1918 “The Race Problem”, Villard, Oswald Garrison, The Nation, Vol. 99, pages 738-40, Dec 24, 1914. “Race Segregation in the Rural South”, Weatherford, W. D., The Survey, Vol. 33, pages 375-7, Jan 2, 1915. “The Oklahoma Grandfather Clause Annulled”, Outlook, Vol. 110, pages 486-7, June 30, 1915. “End of the “Grandfather …

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Historical Fiction Set in the South – Vintage Novels in the Public Domain

Historical fiction set in the southern U.S.; vintage novels. The Century Past Library has links to several hundred vintage novels, including the historical fiction books below that are set in the American South. Nearly all these novels were published before 1924, and are copyright free. You can read online or download them, free. All …

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Pontiac’s War: Northern Forts Under Attack

As a boy I visited Fort Michilimackinac and learned how the Indians, playing a ball game next to the fort in 1763, used a ruse to get warriors inside the gate. They then attacked the British garrison and took the fort. This was just one of many similar attacks on British forts in the …

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