On this page, we’ll highlight a growing collection of resources we have found to be helpful in our study of Holtzclaw and his legacy.

holtzclaw_portrait_BMBThe Black Man’s Burden by William H. Holtzclaw – this is Holtzclaw’s autobiography and the central text for our study. [etext at Internet Archive]

Seminar Reading List

(links to review posts)

Anderson, James D. The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1988. Print.

Moses, Wilson Jeremiah. Creative Conflict in African American Thought: Frederick Douglass, Alexander Crummell, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, and Marcus Garvey. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2004. Print.

Smethurst, James. The African American Roots of Modernism: From Reconstruction to the Harlem Renaissance. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2011. Print.

Watkins, William H. The White Architects of Black Education: Ideology and Power in America, 1865-1954. New York: Teachers College P, 2001. Print.

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