A Social History of the American Negro eBook

Benjamin Griffith Brawley
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Pamphlets and reports of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the National Urban League, the Southern Sociological Congress, the University Commission on Southern Race Questions, Hampton Conference reports, 1897-1907, and Proceedings of the National Negro Business League, annual since 1900.

The American Nation:  A History from Original Sources by Associated Scholars, edited by Albert Bushnell Hart. 27 vols.  Harper & Bros., New York, 1907. (Volumes important for the present work specially noted below.)

The Chronicles of America.  A Series of Historical Narratives edited by Allen Johnson. 50 vols.  Yale University Press, New Haven, 1918—.  (Volumes important for the present work specially noted below.)

The South in the Building of the Nation. 12 vols.  The Southern Publication Society.  Richmond, Va., 1909.

Studies in Southern History and Politics.  Columbia University Press, New York, 1914.

New International and Americana Encyclopedias (especially on such topics as Africa, the Negro, and Negro Education).


(Note pamphlets at end of list; also special lists under III below.)

Adams, Alice Dana:  The Neglected Period of Anti-Slavery in America (1808-1831), Radcliffe College Monograph No. 14.  Boston, 1908 (now handled by Harvard University Press).

Adams, Henry:  History of the United States from 1801 to 1817. 9 vols.  Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 1889-90.

Alexander, William T.:  History of the Colored Race in America.  Palmetto Publishing Co., New Orleans, 1887.

Armistead, Wilson:  A Tribute for the Negro, being a Vindication of the Moral, Intellectual, and Religious Capabilities of the Colored Portion of Mankind, with particular reference to the African race, illustrated by numerous biographical sketches, facts, anecdotes, etc., and many superior portraits and engravings.  Manchester, 1848.

Baker, Ray Stannard:  Following the Color Line.  Doubleday, Page & Co., New York, 1908.

Ballagh, James Curtis:  A History of Slavery in Virginia.  Johns Hopkins Studies, extra volume 24.  Baltimore, 1902.

  White Servitude in the Colony of Virginia.  Johns Hopkins Studies,
  Thirteenth Series, Nos. 6 and 7.  Baltimore, 1895.

Bassett, John Spencer:  Anti-Slavery Leaders of North Carolina.  Sixth Series, No. 6.  Baltimore, 1898.

  Slavery and Servitude in the Colony of North Carolina.  Johns Hopkins
  Studies, Fourteenth Series, Nos. 4 and 5.  Baltimore, 1896.

  Slavery in the State of North Carolina.  Johns Hopkins Studies, XIV: 
  179; XVII:  323.

Bigham, John Alvin (editor):  Select Discussions of Race Problems, No. 20, of Atlanta University Publications.  Atlanta, 1916.

Birney, William:  James G. Birney and His Times.  D. Appleton & Co., New York, 1890.

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