Find resources related to schools and education during Reconstruction on this page, or access a general bibliography for Reconstruction in the State by State section of this site.
American Time Capsule: Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
From a New England Woman's Diary in Dixie in 1865
America's Reconstruction: Schools in the Black Community
Anderson, James D. The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.
DeBoer, Clara Merritt. His Truth is Marching On: African Americans Who Taught Freedmen for the American Missionary Association, 1861-1877. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1995.
Foster, Sarah Jane. Sarah Jane Foster, Teacher of the Freedmen: A Diary and Letters Edited by Wayne E. Reilly. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1990.
Jones, Jacqueline. Soldiers of Light and Love: Northern Teachers and Georgia Blacks, 1865-1873. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1980.
Knight, Edgar Wallace. The Influence of Reconstruction on Education in the South. Manchester, NH: Ayer Company Publishers, Inc., 1972.
Nieman, Donald G. African Americans and Education in the South, 1865-1900. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1994.
Sterling, Dorothy, ed. The Trouble They Seen: The Story of Reconstruction in the Words of African Americans. New York: Da Capo Press, 1994.
Waterbury, Maria. Seven Years Among the Freedmen. Chicago: T. B. Arnold, 1890.
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Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
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