Edna Greene Medford Thesis

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Edna Greene Medford earned her degrees at Hampton University, University of Illinois, and University of Maryland where Medford earned her Ph.D. in United States History. Medford specialized topics are on the Civil War, the Reconstruction, 19th century African-American history to 1877, and the Jacksonian Era. Dr. Medford was awarded the Order of Lincoln, the State highest honor of Illinois as a Bicentennial laureate. In Dr. Medford’s book, Concise Lincoln Library: Lincoln and Emancipation, she describes the differences of political ideology over the topic of slavery which was the subject in every states, cities, and town during most of the 1800’s. Also, Dr. Medford explains the reasoning behind Abraham Lincoln peculiar perspective over African-Americans
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