By Flora Beach Burlingame
John Ogilvie involves the US clean out of college in Scotland, and is captivated by way of the assumption of educating the freed slaves.
Putting his own desires on carry, he's despatched to Texas by way of the yankee Missionary organization to paintings with the Freedmen's Bureau, and reveals himself attempting to educate sessions to blacks in a dilapidated institution whereas fighting hatred, the Ku Klux Klan, a perilous epidemic, and shady politicians.
His commitment and perseverance wins him the devotion of his scholars and, eventually, the affection of a lady.
This novel, written by way of John Ogilvie's great-granddaughter, relies on his letters, newspaper clippings, editorials, sermons, and Ogilvie's personal first-person account written in later years. it's a sweeping story of the sacrifice and braveness of those committed and little-known academic missionaries, who lead the way for racial equality within the South.
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CHARCOAL AND CHALK: John Ogilvie and the Beginnings of Black Education in Texas by Flora Beach Burlingame