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Title Portrait of a scientific racist : Alfred Holt Stone of Mississippi / James G. Hollandsworth Jr.
Imprint Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2008.

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 Main Stacks  F341.S78 H65 2008    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 318 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-307) and index.
Subject Stone, Alfred Holt, 1870-1955.
Stone, Alfred Holt, 1870-1955 -- Political and social views.
Plantation owners -- Mississippi -- Biography.
Cotton farmers -- Mississippi -- Biography.
Mississippi. State Tax Commission -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Racism -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
Eugenics -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
Mississippi -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Racism -- United States -- Philosophy.
Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Contents Introduction: The American race problem -- An orderly brain -- Essentials of greatness -- No twilight zone -- Food for the human mind -- The business of raising cotton -- Convictions of southern men -- My life work -- I am not a Negrophobist -- Destructive propensity -- Frank, without being offensive -- Severe and discriminating criticism -- A slave to business -- In public duty -- And in private thinking -- Appendix A: Verification of Stone's authorship of editorials in the Greenville times -- Appendix B: Verification of Stone's annotations -- Appendix C: Reconciling Stone's books with his collections -- Appendix D: Should the n in Negro be capitalized? -- Appendix E: Stone's letter to Leroy Percy.