The Story of the Negro Retold. [Second Edition]
African American history for school students written by Carter G. Woodson, “The Father of Black History”. Woodson begins the book with the African Diaspora and proceeds to write of slavery in America; the American Revolution; Abolitionism; Reconstruction; the “Negro Problem”, the First World War and so forth. This second edition covers up to and including the middle years of America’s Great Depression. It adds subject matter on health, social pursuits and business activities; church life, education and social welfare. The book’s end content addresses the “Higher Aim” of Black Americans: to never forget the difficult past or their achievements.
Description: The Story of the Negro Retold. [Second Edition]
Washington, D.C: The Associated Publishers, (1935). Second Edition. viii, 369pp. Publisher’s cloth lettered in black, without the scarce dust jacket. Illus. with tables and numerous half-tones from photographs. An excellent tight and clean near fine copy.