The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I, No. 4, October 1916.
Authors in this early issue include C.E. Pierre, Alice Dunbar-Nelson (“People of Color in Louisiana, Part I”), Wm. T. McKinney (on the defeat of secessionists in Kentucky), and J. Kunst on Blacks in 17th-century Guatemala. This issue also reprints some documents on slavery in America from 1750 to 1800 and several letters written by Richard Allen and Absalom Jones. 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. 4, October 1916.
Lancaster, Pa. and Washington, D.C.: The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Incorporated, 1916. pp349–462. 8vo. Light soiling and minor edge wear to publisher’s wrappers; very good.