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FAMOUS NEGRO HEROES OF AMERICA.
Edition: Later printing.
New York: Dodd, Mead, (c 1958.) dj. Hardcover - Sixteen biographies of some of the most important and outstanding African Americans in U.S. history,from the 16th century to the middle of the 20th, including the explorer Esteban; Crispus Attucks, the first man to fall in the Revolutionary War; Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglas, anti-slavery activists; Matt Henson, the first man to stand on the North Pole; frontiersman James P. Beckwourth; Brigadier General Benjamin O Davis, Jr., contemporary air ace, and others. Illustrated with drawings by Gerald McCann. A title in the Famous Biographies for Young People series. 202 pp.
Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a good dustjacket (tear at bottom edge of dj.)Book ID: 41301More details Price: $10.00
BLACK FOREMOTHERS: Three Lives.
Edition: Trade paperback, second edition .
New York: The Feminist Press, (1987.). Biography of three heroic black women "whose stories, in the words of Margaret Walker, 'every woman, man, and child should know': Ellen Craft, the daring runaway Georgia slave who used her freedom to serve the cause of abolition; Ida B. Wells [1862-1931], the firebrand journalist whose crusade against lynching awakened the consciousness of a nation; and Mary Church Terrell [1863-1954], a gifted and untiring leader in the movement for suffrage, civil rights, and world peace." Foreword by Margaret Walker and Introduction by Barbara Christian. Photographs, chronologies, bibliographies, index. xliii, 174 pp. ISBN: 0-935312-89-7.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 46546More details Price: $13.50