Negro Year Book. A Review of Events Affecting Negro Life, 1941-1946.
Scarce in dust jacket. Tenth edition of the Negro Year Book. A comprehensive statistical reference on African Americans and their accomplishments, the yearbook was edited by Jessie Parkhurst Guzman (1898–1996), writer, archivist, historian, and educator at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. At Tuskegee, she documented the lives of African Americans and maintained the Institute’s lynching records.
“The present volume differs from all previous editions in one important respect. Specialists from various fields have made contributions to it; thereby adding a breadth of viewpoint and expression not previously realized.” (Preface) Contributors include Dr. Roscoe Conkling Brown, Vera Chandler Foster, Rayford Logan, and Richard Robert Wright, Jr. Includes sections on the race “problem,” race riots 1942–1946, lynching, World War II, and the African American press.
Description: Negro Year Book. A Review of Events Affecting Negro Life, 1941-1946.
Tuskegee Institute, Alabama: The Department of Records and Research, (1947). 708pp. 9 x 6½ inches. Publisher’s green cloth with yellow dust jacket. Top edge with light foxing; binding and pages are bright and clean. Jacket with faint staining and short closed tears. Overall, very good condition.