North Carolina Office of Archives & History Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

Click to enlargeJames City: A Black Community<br>in North Carolina, 1863-1900

Joe A. Mobley

This study examines the history of James City, a black community located near New Bern. Established in 1863 as a camp for destitute former slaves, James City persisted as a stronghold of black self-determination throughout the nineteenth century. The book provides insight into African American history on the local level.

Paperbound. Pp. xiv, 113. Illus. Index. (4th printing, 2010) (t)


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