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After slavery the Rubin Hancock Farmstead, 1880-1916, Travis County, Texas by Marie E. Blake

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Published by Texas Department of Transportation, Environmental Affairs Division in [Austin, TX] .
Written in English



  • Rubin Hancock Farmstead Site (Austin, Tex.),
  • Austin Region (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • Austin Region


  • Hancock, Rubin, ca. 1835-1916 -- Homes and haunts -- Texas -- Austin Region.,
  • Hancock, Elizabeth, ca. 1846-1899 -- Homes and haunts -- Texas -- Austin Region.,
  • Hancock family.,
  • Freedmen -- Texas -- Austin Region -- Biography.,
  • African American pioneers -- Texas -- Austin Region -- Biography.,
  • African American farmers -- Texas -- Austin Region -- Biography.,
  • African Americans -- Texas -- Austin Region -- History.,
  • Rubin Hancock Farmstead Site (Austin, Tex.),
  • Austin Region (Tex.) -- Antiquities.,
  • Austin Region (Tex.) -- Rural conditions.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Marie E. Blake and Terri Myers ; principal investigator: Ross C. Fields.
SeriesReports of investigations / Prewitt and Associates ;, no. 124, Report / Archeology Studies Program ;, 19, Reports of investigations (Prewitt and Associates) ;, no. 124., Report (Texas. Dept. of Transportation. Archeology Studies Program) ;, 19.
ContributionsMyers, Terri., Fields, Ross C.
LC ClassificationsF394.A947 B57 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6833241M
ISBN 10096607968X
LC Control Number00327536

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