Montgomery, Alabama: 1914. Four-page weekly newspaper. 41 x 28 cm. Later horizontal fold. Small split at one end of fold. Blank lower left corner torn off. Foxing in right margiong of first page. Name in pencil at top of first page ("Prof. Sibley Supt of Col. Rural Schools").
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Talladega: 1934. Folded four-page program. 22cm. Three later horizontal fold marks. Four of the ten prominent men listed on the program were African Americans (Ambrose Caliver, W. E. B. Du Bois, T. Arnold Hill and James Weldon Johnson).
New York: 1922. Hardcover. photos, 29p. Gray boards. Small mounted gilt illustration on front. 19cm. No Jacket. Laid in is a printed invitation to join a party traveling by railroad from New York to attend the Founder's Day Exercises at Tuskegee at which the statue would be unveiled.
Tuskegee: Booker T. Washington Leadership Association, 1945. Paperback. photos, 7p. Softcover in original illustrated wrapper. The magazines motto was "Cast down your bucket where you are." The magazine promoted worker docility, honesty, thrift and dependability. Unions do not appear to be mentioned.
Approximately 15 x 8 cm. Top bit of gummed flap glued down on both sides. Undated but seems 19th century.
New York: Vantage Press, (c. 1975). 1st ed. Hardcover. 39p. dj. 21cm. Jacket has minor soil. According to information printed on the jacket, Allman was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a Professor in the College of Education at Alabama State University.
New York: Vantage Press, (c. 1975). 1st ed. Hardcover. 39p. dj. 21cm. INSCRIBED by Allman. According to the jacket, Allman was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a Professor in the College of Education at Alabama State University.
n.p. (1939). 1st ed. Hardcover. 2 portraits (preceding half-title), index, xix, 311p. Original red cloth. dj. 20cm. Jacket browned and rather heavily edge-worn. Former owner's name. Introduction by *L. K. Williams. Boone was born in Winchester, Texas, and, like this book, appears to have wandered a bit from this to...
Tuskegee: Tuskegee Institute Steam Press, 1906. 1st ed. Paperback. 10p. Wrapper. 21cm. Moderate vertical crease. Experiment Station. Bulletin No. 9. The San Jose Scale is a tiny, unwelcome insect found particularly on fruit trees. Cardoza is identified as on the Station Staff for Horticulture.
Typed one-page letters, dated between 1937 and 1942. All were signed for Carver by his secretary (initialed H or A). Generally creased from having been folded to fit into envelopes, and slightly browned in places. All of the original envelopes, in somewhat browned condition, are included. Nos. 1 and 3...
1948. Paperback. 5 personal-sized envelopes, 16.5 x 9.5cm., each bearing one or more of the 3-cent U.S. commemorative stamps issued on the fifth anniversary of Carver's death, cancelled with the phrase "First Day of Issue" and postmarked "Tuskegee Institute, Ala., Jan 5, 9-AM, 1948". Three have one stamp; one has...
[Tuskegee]: Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, 1912. 1st ed. Paperback. 2 photos and 2 illustrations in text, 20p. Softcover in original wrapper. 22cm. Experiment Station. Bulletin No. 23.
Detroit: H. O'Reilly Clint Co., (c. 1930). Paperback. Large photo of Booker T. Washington inside front wrapper. 5p. Wrapper (included in pagination). 31 x 24cm. At head of title: Dedicated to the Booker T. Washington Memorial, Detroit, Mich.
[Washington?]: n.d. Paperback. pp. 318-340. Pamphlet. Stapled. No separate wrapper. 25cm. Minor creasing & soil. Reprinted from The Journal of Negro History, Vol. XL, No. 4 (Oct. 1955).
Boston: Christopher Publishing House, (c. 1959). 1st ed. Hardcover. 105p. dj. 20cm. Ex library. Markings limited to a red library stamp and an embossed private library stamp on the title-page. Poetry. Eaton identified as an Alpha Kappa Alpha born in North Carolina who taught at Tuskegee at one time and...
Boston: Cornhill, (c. 1918). 1st ed. Hardcover. frontis, photos, xvii, 143p. 19cm. Small gouge at top of a couple of text leaves. No jacket. Founder of the Snow Hill Normal and Industrial Institute, a nondenominational school in Snow Hill, Alabama.
Montgomery: Screws, 1875. Paperback. 8p. Wrapper. 23cm. According to the report, this small hospital had 23 inmates (patients) and a budget with no provision for shoes.
Montgomery: Screws, 1875. Paperback. 8p. Wrapper. 23cm. Cover soiled, and lacking a corner chip. Also a competently reinforced tear). 23cm. According to the report, this small hospital had 23 inmates (patients) and a budget with no provision for shoes.
Tuskegee Institute: Department of Records and Research, (c. 1947). xv, 708p. Original green cloth. 23cm. No jacket. The Tenth Edition of this valuable reference book.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1943. Early printing (but not a 1st). Hardcover. photos, index, viii, 342p. Recent quarterbinding. 23cm. No Jacket. INSCRIBED by Holt to Owen Dodson above Dodson's bookplate on front flyleaf. Laid in is a Typed Note, signed by Holt and dated May 4, 1944, inviting Dodson to...
Garden City: Doubleday, 1943. 1st ed. Hardcover. frontis, photos, index, viii, 342p. Cloth. dj (price-clipped). 23cm. Jacket has minor edgewear. SIGNED by Carver (as "Geo W. Carver") in a shaky hand in advance of publication on a cancel leaf inserted in an unknown number of special copies between front free...
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1943. 1st ed. Hardcover. frontis, photos, index, viii, 342p. dj. 23cm. Jacket chipped and rather worn along edges and folds, and ends of backstrip. SIGNED (by "Geo W. Carver") in a shaky hand on a cancel leaf inserted between front free endpaper and half-title. This copy...
[Nashville: 1967]. Hardcover. 184p. Ribbed black buckram. 28cm. Lacks title-page; otherwise sound and clean. Presumably never had a jacket. Doctoral dissertation at the George Peabody College for Teachers in 1967.
University: University of Alabama Press, 1948. 1st ed. Hardcover. index, 177p. dj. 23cm. Cotton-planter and slave-owner, 1811-1862.
[Springfield]: 1910. Hardcover. portrait, p. Limp red suede binding. 20cm. Outer text leaf browned, with some chipping along edges. Booker T. Washington was the speaker at the banquet, delivering an address titled "Some Results of Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation." He was introduced by Charles S. Deneen, Governor of Illinois. Half...