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Beyond the Rim: From Slavery to Redemption in Rappahannock County, Virginia by James D. Russell

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Rappahannock County, Virginia, is the county southeast of Front Royal that includes the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge including parts of Shenandoah National Park. The author, James D. Russell (1921-2011), was the great-grandson of Caroline Terry who was an enslaved woman there who bore the children of her white master and lived to be 108.  James Russell attended a one-room "colored" school during the 1920s and 1930s and was a lifetime resident of Sperryville, Virginia,

Sperryville, Virginia: self-published, 2003. 91 pages with photos. Trade paperback.