Magdol, Edward. “Against the Gentry: An Inquiry into a Southern Lower-Class Community and Culture, 1865-1870.” Journal of Social History 6.3 (1973): 259-83.
Lumbees and Blacks in Robeson County during the Henry Berry Lowry period exemplifed a lower-class subculture’s Reconstruction response to the gentry. Uses census records to describe the social stratification of Settlement (Scuffletown) residents. The Lowry Band revitalized Lumbees to strive for better conditions.