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The Goodness of St. Rocque and Other Stories

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Alice Dunbar Nelson


These stories focus on the Creole society of New Orleans and in the process reveals issues facing black Americans at the end of the nineteen…

The Dunbar Speaker and Entertainer

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Alice Dunbar Nelson


Ms. Pinckney says in her "Forward" to this book the following: "It is against this background of the world need that Mrs. Ali…

Walker's Appeal

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David Walker


The Appeal grabbed readers’ attention in as dramatic a manner as Walker could have possibly imagined. In her book, Maria W. Stewart and the …

The Heart of Happy Hollow

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Paul Laurence Dunbar


Happy Hollow; are you wondering where it is? Wherever Negroes colonise in the cities or villages, north or south, wherever the hod carrier, …

For Your Sweet Sake

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James Ephraim Mcgirt


This work is a collection of lyric poems - Summary by Jim Locke

Special Report on Negro Domestic Service in the Seventh Ward Philadelphia

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Isabel Eaton


This paper is an attempt to give the most accurate facts obtainable bearing upon the question of colored domestic service in Philadelphia. (…

The Love of Landry

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Paul Laurence Dunbar


The Love of Landry is one of Dunbar's four novels, and one of three that are about white people. In this case, the story is about the recupe…

Historical Romance of the American Negro

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Charles H. Fowler


It was not long before the fame of the colored soldiers of America was wafted over the whole world and everywhere received by all lovers of …

Chapter VI

In The Christmas Hirelings

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon


It is the Christmas season once again and things are, well, boring for the adults at Penlyon Castle. "...if somehow or other I had a pa…

Part 3, Chapter 20, The Constitution of the State, Part 2

In Social Statics

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Herbert Spencer


Social Statics, or The Conditions essential to Happiness specified, and the First of them Developed is an 1851 book by the British polymath …

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