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A life on the Black River in Arkansas

E. R. Coleman

A life on the Black River in Arkansas

the memoir of a farmer, rural entrepreneur, and banker

by E. R. Coleman

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Published by Butler Center Books/Butler Center for Arkansas Studies in Little Rock, Ark .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementE.R. Coleman, as told to Mary Frances Hodges
ContributionsHodges, Mary Frances, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF417.I5 C65 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. ;
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24546456M
ISBN 109781935106067, 9781935106043
LC Control Number2008927763

In the cities, free blacks often secretly taught urban slaves to read and write, as urban slaves had more mobility and less supervision than slaves on plantations. Of the urban population of free blacks nationally, the majority were women a —92 ratioand most were light skinned. The area was sparsely populated when E. The river has always been prone to floodingand crossing it proved a challenge in years past. The Turning of the Tune: Traveller Playing the "Arkansas Traveller," lithograph by Currier and IvesSimilar to slaves, women were often brought along to the frontier with men looking to make a living in the Arkansas delta.

Coleman was a young man. Diets consisted of only fatback and cornmealusually lacking in vegetables and other necessities to stave off deficiencies. The little extra cash planters had was usually invested in slaves or land, leaving most plantations in the margins for long periods of time. In the cities, free blacks often secretly taught urban slaves to read and write, as urban slaves had more mobility and less supervision than slaves on plantations.

More animals than people will be found along the river, partially because it is so remote, and partially because of several wildlife management areas located on either side that encompass large amounts of acerage. Lawrence County, Arkansas: — Williams didn't just snap. Mike brings a strong sense of cohesiveness to the band when writing new tunes by creating parts that are well thought out for each member and their individual talents. Contained within the northern section is Henson Creek; running through a deep gorge and winding through several mountains with huge slump rock falls.


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