The Human Way. Addresses on Race Problems at the Southern Sociological Congress Atlanta, 1913.
“Let us speak out with plainness and honest conviction, and at the same time with good feeling and sympathy”
Quite scarce. Compilation of addresses on contemporary economic, political, educational, and social issues affecting African Americans.
These 17 talks were delivered at the second Southern Sociological Congress in 1913. Titles include “How to Enlist the Welfare Agencies of the South for Improvement of Conditions Among the Negroes”; “The Negro Working Out His Own Salvation,” on shifting African American populations; “The Prevalence of Contagious or Infectious Diseases Among the Negroes, and the Necessity of Preventive Measures”; “The Need and Value of Industrial Education for Negroes”; “The Work of the Jeanes and Slater Funds,” on industrial education; “Open Church Work for the Negro,” on the Presbyterian Colored Missions in Louisville, Kentucky; and “The White Man’s Task in the Uplift of the Negro.”
White contributors include James H. Dillard (1856–1940), leader of the Jeanes Fund; Charles Hillman Brough (1876–1935), academic and later Governor of Arkansas; Jackson T. Davis (1882–1947), an educator later involved with the founding of the United Negro College Fund; and Wilbur P. Thirkield (1854–1936), Methodist bishop, friend of Booker T. Washington, and former president of Howard University.
Description: The Human Way. Addresses on Race Problems at the Southern Sociological Congress Atlanta, 1913.
Nashville: Southern Sociological Congress, 1913. 146, pp. First Edition. Bound in red cloth; without dust jacket, if issued. Binding mildly soiled; a very good or better copy.