A FORGOTTEN PEOPLE: Discovering the Black Experience in Suffolk County.
Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback original.
Setauket, NY: The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities, (1988). First edition - Primarily a history of slavery in the Long Island county. According to the foreword, "This book was designed to be used as a practical work book for classroom use and independent study. The documents and study questions address the nature and effects of slavery and on the use and value of primary source material. . . The individual chapters focused on different aspects of slavery, such as family life, work and freedom." Illustrated with photographs, old paintings and prints, facsimiles of documents, including town records, tax assessments listing slaves, etc. Glossary, bibliography. Large format. vi, 152 p
Condition: Very good in illustrated tan wrappers.