The Contradictions of Fair Hope

The Contradictions of Fair Hope

Streaming Video - 2016
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This film examines a little known aspect of American history: newly freed slaves throughout the South forming 'benevolent societies' to respond to abject hunger, illness and the fear of a pauper's grave. 'The Fair Hope Benevolent Society' in Uniontown, Alabama, provides an unprecedented look at the complex and morally ambiguous juxtaposition of the Society with the worldly pleasures of what has become known as the annual 'Foot Wash' celebration.
Audience: NRA
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2016.
[United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2016.
Characteristics: data file
digital
1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 67 min.)) : sound, color

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