John Brown Russwurm: The Story of Freedom’s Journal, Freedom’s Journey.
Young adult biography of John Brown Russwurm (1799–1851), abolitionist newspaper editor and colonizer of Liberia. Russwurm and co-editor Samuel Cornish published the abolitionist newspaper, Freedom’s Journal, the first independently owned newspaper to be published by African Americans.
Description: John Brown Russwurm: The Story of Freedom’s Journal, Freedom’s Journey.
New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, (1970). First Edition. 160 pages. Sm. 8vo. Publisher’s cloth; dust jacket. Illustrations, maps. Dust jacket rubbed, tape shadow from publisher’s label; front free endpaper with small lightly-toned area. Near Fine / Good.