PMHB, April 2019

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PMHB, April 2019


Articles in the April 2019 PMHB explore connections between slave owning families in Pennsylvania and Mississippi, political realignment among African Americans, and author Pearl S. Buck's advocacy for interracial adoption.


Front Matter


From North to Natchez during the Age of Gradual Emancipation

by Cory James Young

Robert L. Vann and the Pittsburgh Courier in the 1932 Presidential Election: An Analysis of Black Reformism in Interwar America

by Adam Lee Cilli

Amerasian Children, Hybrid Superiority, and Pearl S. Buck’s Transracial and Transnational Adoption Activism

by Kori A. Graves

Notes and Documents: Newly Available and Processed Collections at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

by Rachel Moloshok and HSP Archives Staff

Book Reviews

Griffin, Experiencing Empire: Power, People, and Revolution in Early America

by Zach Bates

Harper, Unsettling the West: Violence and State Building in the Ohio Valley

by Eric Becerra

Merritt, The Trouble with Tea: The Politics of Consumption in the Eighteenth-Century Global Economy

by Joanna Cohen

Abrams, First Ladies of the Republic: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and the Creation of an Iconic American Role

by Jacqueline Beatty

Gall and Veit, Archaeologies of African American Life in the Upper Mid-Atlantic

by Sherri V. Cummings

Mainwaring, Abandoned Tracks: The Underground Railroad in Washington County, Pennsylvania

by Lucien Holness

Stewart, The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke

by Jovonna Jones

Shelton, Teacher Strike! Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order

by Ruby Oram

Neumann, Remaking the Rust Belt: The Postindustrial Transformation of North America

by Anthony Pratcher II