Women’s Clubs and the “Lost Cause”
Women's clubs were popular after the Civil War among white and Black women. But white clubwomen used their influence to ingrain racist curriculum in schools.
The History of the History of American Slavery
In an age when the White House is being asked if slavery was a good or bad thing, perhaps we should take a look at the history of the history of slavery.
What Is the Jefferson Davis Highway?
The Jefferson Davis Highway was project of the United Daughters of the Confederacy intended to portray Davis as an American hero.
The Battle Over Confederate Heritage Month
A Southern governor has proclaimed April to be Confederate Heritage Month. But how can you celebrate the confederacy without mentioning slavery?
What Life Was Really Like for “Southern Belles” During the Civil War
What life was like for southern belles.