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Maggie Lena Walker: Banker, Entrepreneur, and Social Activist (thesis)
Few women have achieved the stature in the black community of Richmond, and the United States, as Maggie Lena Walker. In 1903 she founded the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank, becoming the first woman, white or black, to found ...
Selling Souls From A Distance: Market Revolution Transformations in the United States Domestic Slave Trade and Slave Traders (thesis)
Chapter One of this project explores the dual stereotype of the trader created in the antebellum South. Northerners and Southerners criticized the ignorant, lowly itinerant trader but not the large-scale, wealthy trader ...