Bruce E. Baker

Current Projects

"Rat-Proofing New Orleans and the Gulf South, 1912-1920: Bubonic Plague, Public Health, and the Modern City" (in progress)

co-authored with J. Laurence Hare and Jack Wells, Essential Skills for Historians: A Practical Guide to Researching the Past (under contract, Bloomsbury)

salvage fraud and policing of the New Orleans waterfront, 1870s-1880s

crime and corruption in the cotton trade


Interesting Primary Sources

I will post links here to a variety of primary sources related to my research that I think others might find useful.

Past Projects

From 2006-2010, I was involved with the AHRC-funded project After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Politics in the Post-Emancipation Carolinas. This page has various source materials for teaching and other information about the project.

Page revision date: 18-Jul-2018