The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I, No. 3, July 1916.
Authors in this issue are John H. Russell (“Colored Freemen as Slave Owners in Virginia”); John H. Paynter (“The Fugitives of the Pearl”—including a genealogy of the Edmondson Family); Benjamin Brawley (“Lorenzo Dow”); and Louis R. Mehlinger (“The Attitude of the Free Negro toward African Colonization”). A documentary section records “Transplanting Free Negroes to Ohio” and “A Typical Colonization Convention.” The Journal was co-founded by Jesse E. Moorland and Carter G. Woodson who also co-founded what is now called Black History Month.
Description: The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I, No. 3, July 1916.
Lancaster, Pa. and Washington, D.C.: The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Incorporated, 1916. pp233–347. 8vo. Publisher’s wrappers. Partly unopened. Library stamp on upper cover. Light soiling and edge wear to wrappers; small bump and short margin tears at fore-edge of first gathering; good.