GHS Publications that Explore Race in American History

“The Shot That Was Heard in Nearly Two Million Negro Homes”: The 1934 Murder of William Alexander Scott

THOMAS AIELLO
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 100, No. 4 (2016), pp. 366-403 (38 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/44651733


Ronald Reagan’s Use of Race in the 1976 and 1980 Presidential Elections

RICHARD PRIMUTH
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 100, No. 1 (2016), pp. 36-66 (31 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/43855884


Governor David B. Mitchell and the “Black Birds” Slave Smuggling Scandal

John D. Fair
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 99, No. 4 (WINTER 2015), pp. 253-289 (37 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/24636783


“You’re in the South Now, Brother”: The Atlanta Hawks and Race, 1968-1970

Thomas Aiello
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 98, No. 3 (Fall 2014), pp. 155-191 (37 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/44735543


Who Was the Real Gus Coggins?: Social Struggle and Criminal Mystery in Cherokee County, 1912–1927

Kenneth H. Wheeler and Jennifer Lee Cowart
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 97, No. 4 (WINTER 2013), pp. 411-446 (36 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/24636328


Not Another Little Rock: Massive Resistance, Desegregation, and the Athens White Business Establishment, 1960–61

Ashton G. Ellett
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 97, No. 2 (SUMMER 2013), pp. 176-216 (41 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/24636699


Racial Unrest and White Liberalism in Rural Georgia: Barrow and Oconee Counties in the Early 1920s

Mark Ellis
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 97, No. 1 (SPRING 2013), pp. 29-60 (32 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/24636304


The Calculus of Realignment: The Rise of Republicanism in Georgia, 1964-1992

Jason W. Gilliland
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 96, No. 4 (WINTER 2012), pp. 413-452 (40 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/43855869


Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, African Americans in the Atlanta Campaign, and the Lost Cause

Angela D. Tooley
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 96, No. 3 (FALL 2012), pp. 308-333 (26 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/23622194


The Murder of William Wise: An Examination of Indentured Servitude, Anti-Irish Prejudice, and Crime in Early Georgia

Julie Anne Sweet
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 96, No. 1 (SPRING 2012), pp. 1-23 (23 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/23621697


“To Overawe the Indians and Give Confidence to the Whites:” Preparations for the Removal of the Cherokee Nation from Georgia

Sarah H. Hill
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 95, No. 4 (WINTER 2011), pp. 465-497 (33 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/23621655


Incendiary Negro: The Life and Times of the Honorable Jefferson Franklin Long

Ephraim Samuel Rosenbaum
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 95, No. 4 (WINTER 2011), pp. 498-530 (33 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/23621656


“A State of Violent Contrasts”: Lynching and the Competing Visions of White Supremacy in Georgia, 1949 

Brent M. S. Campney
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 95, No. 2 (SUMMER 2011), pp. 232-262

https://www.jstor.org/stable/41304288


The Fight to Protect Race and Regional Identity within the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, 1895-1902

Mary Jane Smith
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 94, No. 4 (WINTER 2010), pp. 479-513 (35 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/41304225


Radicals Between the Hedges: The Origins of the New Left at the University of Georgia and the 1968 Sit-In

Christopher A. Huff
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 94, No. 2 (Summer 2010), pp. 179-209 (31 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/20788974


Hydrology and Residential Segregation in the Postwar South: An Environmental History of Atlanta, 1865-1895

Bartow Elmore
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 94, No. 1 (Spring 2010), pp. 30-61 (32 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40585153


Charles Augustus Lafayette Lamar and the Movement to Reopen the African Slave Trade

Jim Jordan
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 93, No. 3 (FALL 2009), pp. 247-290 (44 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/27809120


Slave Women, Capital Crime, and Criminal Justice in Georgia

Glenn McNair
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 93, No. 2 (Summer 2009), pp. 135-158 (24 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40585133


Religious Leaders in the Aftermath of Atlanta’s 1906 Race Riot

Harvey K. Newman and Glenda Crunk
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 92, No. 4 (Winter 2008), pp. 460-485 (26 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40585087


Sovereign or Suzerain: Alexander McGillivray’s Argument for Creek Independence after the Treaty of Paris of 1783

Melissa A. Stock
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 92, No. 2 (Summer 2008), pp. 149-176 (28 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40585053


Organized Labor along Savannah’s Waterfront: Mutual Cooperation among Black and White Longshoremen, 1865-1894

Monica Hunt
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 92, No. 2 (Summer 2008), pp. 177-199 (23 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40585054


Self-Determination, Politics, and Gender on Georgia’s Black College Campuses, 1875-1900

Stephanie R. Wright
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 92, No. 1 (Spring 2008), pp. 93-119 (27 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40585040


Georgia and the Conversation over Indian Removal

Michael Morris
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 91, No. 4 (Winter 2007), pp. 403-423 (21 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40585021


Complex Relations: An African-American Attorney Navigates Jim Crow Atlanta

David Kenneth Pye
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 91, No. 4 (Winter 2007), pp. 453-477 (25 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40585023


Whither Southern Liberalism in the Post-Civil Rights Era? The Southern Regional Council and its Peers, 1965-1972

Steven P. Miller
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 90, No. 4 (Winter 2006), pp. 547-568 (22 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584976


“Killing Them by the Wholesale”: A Lynching Rampage in South Georgia

Christopher C. Meyers
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 90, No. 2 (SUMMER 2006), pp. 214-235 (22 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584910


Post-Civil War Violence in Augusta, Georgia

Russell K. Brown
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 90, No. 2 (SUMMER 2006), pp. 196-213 (18 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584909


The Rhetoric of Hate: The Demosthenian Literary Society and its Opposition to the Desegregation of the University of Georgia, 1950-1964

Robert A. Pratt
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 90, No. 2 (SUMMER 2006), pp. 236-259 (24 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584911


Sam Jones, Sam Hose, and the Theology of Racial Violence

Darren E. Grem
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 90, No. 1 (SPRING 2006), pp. 35-61 (27 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584885


Judge Fite’s Contempt: Race and the Rule of Law in Early Twentieth Century Georgia

John K. Larkins, Jr.
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 90, No. 1 (SPRING 2006), pp. 62-95 (34 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584886


The Making of a Black Political Boss: Henry A. Rucker, 1897-1904

Gregory Mixon
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 89, No. 4 (WINTER 2005), pp. 485-504 (20 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584862


The Politics of Industrialization and Interracialism in Sumter County, Georgia: Koinonia Farm in the 1950s

Charles S. O’Connor
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 89, No. 4 (WINTER 2005), pp. 505-527 (23 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584863


Practicing What We Preach: White Catholics and the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta

Andrew S. Moore
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 89, No. 3 (FALL 2005), pp. 334-367 (34 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584843


Hugh M. Dorsey and “The Negro in Georgia”

Timothy J. Pitts
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 89, No. 2 (SUMMER 2005), pp. 185-212 (28 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584824


Emerging Gender Roles for Southeastern Indian Women: The Mary Musgrove Story Reconsidered

Michael Morris
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 89, No. 1 (SPRING 2005), pp. 1-24 (24 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584806


Black Medical Pioneers in Savannah, 1892-1909: Cornelius McKane and Alice Woodby McKane

Charles J. Elmore
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 88, No. 2 (Summer 2004), pp. 179-196 (18 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584737


Mass Legal Executions in Georgia

Vance McLaughlin and Paul H. Blackman
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 88, No. 1 (SPRING 2004), pp. 66-84 (19 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584706


Three Who Cared: Beulah Rucker, E. E. Butler, and Ulysses Byas—Twentieth-Century Trailblazers in Education for African Americans in Gainesville, Georgia

Winfred E. Pitts
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 87, No. 2 (Summer 2003), pp. 245-274 (30 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584671


Great Indignation: A Study of Racial Violence in Thomas County, Georgia, 1930

Scott McAleer
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 87, No. 1 (SPRING 2003), pp. 48-87 (40 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584622


A Black Minister Befriends the “Unquestioned Father of Civil Rights”: Henry McNeal Turner, Charles Sumner, and the African-American Quest for Freedom

Stephen W. Angell
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 85, No. 1 (SPRING 2001), pp. 27-58 (32 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584374


The Surveillance of Georgia Writer and Civil Rights Activist Lillian Smith: Another Story from the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Will Brantley
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 85, No. 1 (SPRING 2001), pp. 59-82 (24 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584375


The Long and Winding Road: School Desegregation in Columbus, Georgia, 1963-1997

Virginia E. Causey
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 85, No. 3 (FALL 2001), pp. 398-434 (37 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584445


A Nail in the Coffin of Racism: The Story of the Columbians

Robert Pierce Patrick, Jr.
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 85, No. 2 (SUMMER 2001), pp. 245-266 (22 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584410


Freedom and Slavery in the Voice of the Negro: Historical Memory and African-American Identity, 1904-1907

Bethany Johnson
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 84, No. 1 (SPRING 2000), pp. 29-71 (43 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584226


W.E.B. Du Bois’s Southern Front: Georgia “Race Men” and the Niagara Movement, 1905-1907

Dominic J. Capeci, Jr. and Jack C. Knight
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 83, No. 3 (FALL 1999), pp. 479-507 (29 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584110


G-Men in Georgia: The FBI and the Segregationist Riot at the University of Georgia, 1961

Robert Cohen
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 83, No. 3 (FALL 1999), pp. 508-538 (31 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584111


Populism in Black Belt Georgia: Racial Dynamics in Taliaferro County Politics, 1890-1900

William F. Holmes
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 83, No. 2 (SUMMER 1999), pp. 242-266 (25 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40584145


“Gardens of Education”: Beulah Rucker and African-American Culture in the Twentieth-Century Georgia Upcountry

Ann Short Chirhart
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 82, No. 4, GEORGIA WOMEN: PERSPECTIVES ON CLASS, RACE, AND ETHNICITY (WINTER 1998), pp. 829-847 (19 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40583907


More Alluring at a Distance: Absentee Patriarchy and the Thomas Butler King Family

Stephen Berry
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 81, No. 4 (WINTER 1997), pp. 863-896 (34 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40550187


“This Man Felker is a Man of Pretty Good Standing”: A Reconstruction Klansman in Walton County

Kathleen Gorman
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 81, No. 4 (WINTER 1997), pp. 897-914 (18 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40550188


New Deal Public Housing, Urban Poverty, and Jim Crow: Techwood and University Homes in Atlanta

Frank Ruechel
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 81, No. 4 (WINTER 1997), pp. 915-937 (23 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40550189


“Good Negro—Bad Negro”: The Dynamics of Race and Class in Atlanta During the Era of the 1906 Riot

Gregory Mixon
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 81, No. 3 (FALL 1997), pp. 593-621 (29 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40583748


Race, Manhood, and Manpower: Mobilizing Rural Georgia for World War I

Gerald E. Shenk
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 81, No. 3 (FALL 1997), pp. 622-662 (41 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40583749


Organizing Across the Color Line: The Knights of Labor and Black Recruitment Efforts in Small-Town Georgia

Matthew Hild
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 81, No. 2, LABOR IN GEORGIA (SUMMER 1997), pp. 287-310 (24 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40583646


Charivari: Race, Honor, and Post Office Politics in Sharon, Georgia, 1890

WILLIAM F. HOLMES
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 80, No. 4 (WINTER 1996), pp. 759-784 (26 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40583595


Racial Change and “Big-Time” College Football in Georgia: The Age of Segregation, 1892-1957

Charles H. Martin
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 80, No. 3, HIGHER EDUCATION IN GEORGIA (FALL 1996), pp. 532-562 (31 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40583490


From Tokenism to Community Control: Political Symbolism in the Desegregation of Atlanta’s Public Schools, 1961-1973

Susan M. McGrath
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 79, No. 4 (Winter 1995), pp. 842-872 (31 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40583339


A City Too Dignified to Hate: Civic Pride, Civil Rights, and Savannah in Comparative Perspective

Stephen Tuck
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 79, No. 3 (Fall 1995), pp. 539-559 (21 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40583288


“The Way Out May Lead In”: The Albany Movement Beyond Martin Luther King, Jr.

Michael Chalfen
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 79, No. 3 (Fall 1995), pp. 560-598 (39 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40583289


A King in Newcastle: Martin Luther King, Jr. and British Race Relations, 1967-1968

Brian Ward
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 79, No. 3 (Fall 1995), pp. 599-632 (34 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40583290


“Uncle Billy” Sherman Comes To Town: The Free Winter of Black Savannah

William A. Byrne
The Georgia Historical Quarterly
Vol. 79, No. 1, GEORGIANS AT WAR, 1861-1865 (Spring 1995), pp. 91-116 (26 pages)
https://www.jstor.org/stable/40583184