Pioneers of Long Ago. [Lois Mailou Jones, Illustrator]
With compelling illustrations by Lois Mailou Jones, an American history book for African American youth, written by two African American women from Washington, D.C. Each section has biographical profiles of notable black American men and women under five sections. They are: Explorers. Pioneers. Missionaries. Reformers. Patriots. Paul Cuffe, John B. Russworm, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, James Forten, Crispus Attucks. These are the more famed within. Evenly portioned are vignettes of individuals who are not as well-known, but given equal discussion. With an Introduction by Carter G. Woodson, founder of Associated Publishers and “Father of Black History.”
Description: Pioneers of Long Ago. [Lois Mailou Jones, Illustrator]
Washington, D.C.: Associated Publishers, 1951. Small 8vo. 316pp. Illustrated. Publisher’s light blue cloth, without dust jacket. Spine slightly sunned; small stain to front cover; neat previous owner’s stamp to endpapers.