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  • Frances E. W. Harper[Frontispiece Image] From Iola Leroy, or Shadows Uplifted.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom: The Institution of Slavery as Seen on the Plantation and in the Home of the Planter.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From A Woman's War Record, 1861-1865.


  • [Frontispiece Image] [Signed] Very faithfully yr W. Gilmore Simms From Poems: Descriptive, Dramatic, Legendary and Contemplative, by William Gilmore Simms, Esq. In Two Volumes: Vol. I. I. Norman Maurice, a Tragedy; II. Atalantis, a Tale of the Sea; III. Tales and Traditions of the South; IV. The City of the Silent.


  • [Title Page Image] From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • Olaudah Equiano or GUSTAVUS VASSSA. the African Publish'd March 1789 by G. Vassa [Frontispiece Image] From The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself. Vol. I.


  • A. C. M'LEARY AND WIFE IN 1902. [Frontispiece Image] From Humorous Incidents of the Civil War.


  • ALEXANDER CRUMMELL, D.D. Rector Emeritus of St. Luke's Protestant Episcopal Church, Washington, D. C.; Author of "Africa and America;" Missionary for Twenty Years in Africa From Africa and the American Negro: Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa: Held under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.


  • Alexander Walters [Frontispiece Image] From My Life and Work.


  • ALFRED W. NICHOLSON From Brief Sketch of the Life and Labors of Rev. Alexander Bettis. Also an Account of the Founding and Development of the Bettis Academy.


  • ARTEMUS WARD From Marse Henry: An Autobiography. Volume I.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman; Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West.


  • The Author at Twenty-Two Painted by Moïse [Frontispiece Image] From Social Life in Old New Orleans. Being Recollections of My Girlhood.


  • Belle Kearney [Frontispiece Image] From A Slaveholder's Daughter.


  • BENJAMIN W. ARNETT, D.D. From Recollections of Seventy Years.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The Narrative of Bethany Veney: A Slave Woman.


  • BISHOP ISAAC LANE, LL.D. (At sixty years of age.) From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • C. H. RICHARDSON. T. L. JOHNSON. MRS. RICHARDSON. MRS. JOHNSON. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • CAPS AND BAGS MADE OF GRASS, AND AN IDOL GIVEN UP BY A CONVERT. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • Chaplain T. G. Steward [Frontispiece Image] From Fifty Years in the Gospel Ministry from 1864 to 1914. Twenty-seven Years in the Pastorate; Sixteen Years' Active Service as Chaplain in the U. S. Army; Seven Years Professor in Wilberforce University; Two Trips to Europe; A Trip in Mexico.


  • [CLARISSA M. THOMPSON.] From Afro-American Encyclopaedia; Or, the Thoughts, Doings, and Sayings of the Race, Embracing Lectures, Biographical Sketches, Sermons, Poems, Names of Universities, Colleges, Seminaries, Newspapers, Books, and a History of the Denominations, Giving the Numerical Strength of Each. In Fact, it Teaches Every Subject of Interest to the Colored People, as Discussed by More Than One Hundred of Their Wisest and Best Men and Women.


  • COLONEL MOSBY AT THE AGE OF FIFTY-FIVE YEARS His sister considers this a perfect likeness of him [Frontispiece Image] From The Memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Memoirs of Samuel M. Janney: Late of Lincoln, Loudoun County, Va.: A Minister in the Religious Society of Friends.


  • [Cover Image] From The Silver Bluff Church. A History of Negro Baptist Churches in America.


  • [Cover Image] From The Experience of Rev. Thomas H. Jones, Who Was a Slave for Forty-Three Years. Written by a Friend, as Related to Him by Brother Jones.


  • [Cover Image] From The Experience of Thomas H. Jones, who was a Slave for Forty-Three Years.


  • [Cover Image] From Experience and Personal Narrative of Uncle Tom Jones; Who Was for Forty Years a Slave. Also the Surprising Adventures of Wild Tom, of the Island Retreat, a Fugitive Negro from South Carolina.


  • [Cover Image] From The Anderson Surpriser. Written After He Was Seventy-Five Years of Age. The Author Was Born in Liberty County, Ga., on the 22d Day of February, in the Year of Our Lord, 1819, and United with the Methodist Episcopal Church in the Year 1839. This Book Contains an Account of His Florida and Northern Trip, Written by Himself, Giving Much Valuable Information of the People Among Whom He Had Been Several Months.


  • [Cover Image] From My Own Life, or, A Deserted Wife.


  • DAN A. RUDD. From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • DR. H. J. CRUMPTON REV. W. B. CRUMPTON "The Boys" after forty years From The Adventures of Two Alabama Boys.


  • E. C. Morris, D. D. [Frontispiece Image] From Sermons, Addresses and Reminiscences and Important Correspondence, With a Picture Gallery of Eminent Ministers and Scholars.


  • ELIZA RIPLEY From Social Life in Old New Orleans. Being Recollections of My Girlhood.


  • FESS WHITAKER From History of Corporal Fess Whitaker.


  • Fred. Douglass. [Frontispiece Image] From Frederick Douglass.


  • FREDERIC PERRY NOBLE Secretary of the World's Congress on Africa at the Columbian Exposition; Author of "An African Devil-Mission;" "Chautauqua as a New Factor in the American Life:" "Natural Religion Prophetic of Revelation;" "The Missionary Occupation of Africa" From Africa and the American Negro: Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa: Held under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.


  • Frederick Douglass From 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.


  • FREDERICK DOUGLASS MRS. F. E. W. HARPER BISHOP HOLLY [Frontispiece Image] From Men of Maryland.


  • FROM AN OIL PAINTING BY THOMAS C. CORNER OWNED BY THE UNIVERSITY CLUB, BALTIMORE, MD. COL. RICHARD MALCOM JOHNSTON [Frontispiece Image] From Autobiography of Col. Richard Malcolm Johnston.


  • Yours Sincerely A.J. Cooper. [Frontispiece Image] From A Voice from the South.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The Ashe County Case.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From A Call for Nurses.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Liberty Loan.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Memoirs of a Southern Woman "Within the Lines," and a Genealogical Record.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Belle Boyd in Camp and Prison. In Two Volumes. Vol. I.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Old Times in Dixie Land: a Southern Matron's Memories.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The New Man: Twenty-Nine Years a Slave,Twenty-Nine Years a Free Man.


  • [Frontispiece Image] Moses Roper [Signed]. In 1840. From Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery. With an Appendix, Containing a List of Places Visited by the Author in Great Britain and Ireland and the British Isles; and Other Matter.


  • [Frontispiece Image] BISHOP ISAAC LANE, LL.D. (AT EIGHTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE) From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • [Frontispiece] From The Story of a Confederate Boy in the Civil War.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Fagots from the Campfire.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Old Plantation Days: Being Recollections of Southern Life Before the Civil War.


  • I am your's very sincerely & respectly Jos: Caldwell REV. JOSEPH CALDWELL, D.D. LL.D. FIRST PRES.T OF THE UNIV.Y OF N.C. By order of the Editors of the N.C. Univ.y Mag.e for 1859-60. [Frontispiece Image] From Autobiography and Biography of Rev. Joseph Caldwell, D.D., L.L.D., First President of the University of North Carolina.


  • GENERAL JUBAL ANDERSON EARLY [Frontispiece Image] From Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early C.S.A.: Autobiographical Sketch and Narrative of the War between the States.


  • GENERAL JUBAL ANDERSON EARLY From Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early C.S.A.: Autobiographical Sketch and Narrative of the War between the States.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Military Reminiscences of Gen. Wm. R. Boggs, C.S.A.


  • GEORGE W. WILLIAMS. From Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive and Rising.


  • GUSTAVUS VASSA. OR Olaudah Equiano. From 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.


  • HELI CHATELAIN African Philologist; Organizer of the Philafrican Liberator's League; Editor of African Terms and Names in the Standard Dictionary, and in the Century Dictionary of Names; Author of "Folk-Tales of Angola," Grammar of Kimbundu; "Comparative Grammar and Vocabularies; "Bantu Notes;" and late African Traveler, Missionary and United States Commercial Agent at St. Paul DeLoanda From Africa and the American Negro: Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa: Held under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.


  • Henry Watterson (about 1908) [Frontispiece Image] From Marse Henry: An Autobiography. Volume I.


  • HENRY WATTERSON—FIFTY YEARS AGO [Frontispiece Image] From Marse Henry: An Autobiography. Volume II.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Idle Comments.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Experience and Personal Narrative of Uncle Tom Jones; Who Was for Forty Years a Slave. Also the Surprising Adventures of Wild Tom, of the Island Retreat, a Fugitive Negro from South Carolina.


  • Isaac Mason. [Frontispiece Image] From Life of Isaac Mason as a Slave.


  • J. A. WHITTED. [Frontispiece Image] From A History of the Negro Baptists of North Carolina.


  • JAMES MORRIS MORGAN [Frontispiece Image] From Recollections of a Rebel Reefer.


  • [John G. Fee] From Autobiography of John G. Fee: Berea, Kentucky.


  • John H. Aughey. From a photograph taken in the year 1898. [Frontispiece Image] From Tupelo.


  • JOSIAH TYLER, D.D. Late Missionary to Africa; Author of "Forty Years Among the Zulus," and of other valuable works on Missionary and African Topics From Africa and the American Negro: Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa: Held under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.


  • [Frontispiece Image] KEMP P. BATTLE GEORGE T. WINSTON EDWIN A. ALDERMAN FRANCIS P. VENABLE From History of the University of North Carolina. Volume II: From 1868 to 1912.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Diary of a Tar Heel Confederate Soldier.


  • The late HON. FREDERICK DOUGLASS. From Afro-American Encyclopaedia; Or, the Thoughts, Doings, and Sayings of the Race, Embracing Lectures, Biographical Sketches, Sermons, Poems, Names of Universities, Colleges, Seminaries, Newspapers, Books, and a History of the Denominations, Giving the Numerical Strength of Each. In Fact, it Teaches Every Subject of Interest to the Colored People, as Discussed by More Than One Hundred of Their Wisest and Best Men and Women.


  • LEILA AMOS PENDLETON [Frontispiece Image] From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • Lt. Col Frank A Montgomery FIRST MISSISSIPPI CAVALRY. Age 70. [Frontispiece Image] From Reminiscences of a Mississippian in Peace and War.


  • M. B. HOUGHTON. From Two Boys in the Civil War and After.


  • M. R. DELANEY. From Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive and Rising.


  • MADAM VELASQUEZ IN FEMALE ATTIRE. [Frontispiece Image] From The Woman in Battle: A Narrative of the Exploits, Adventures, and Travels of Madame Loreta Janeta Velazquez, Otherwise Known as Lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate States Army. In Which Is Given Full Descriptions of the Numerous Battles in which She Participated as a Confederate Officer; of Her Perilous Performances as a Spy, as a Bearer of Despatches, as a Secret-Service Agent, and as a Blockade-Runner; of Her Adventures Behind the Scenes at Washington, including the Bond Swindle; of her Career as a Bounty and Substitute Broker in New York; of Her Travels in Europe and South America; Her Mining Adventures on the Pacific Slope; Her Residence among the Mormons; Her Love Affairs, Courtships, Marriages, &c., &c.


  • Marion Johnstone Porcher From Life in the Confederate Army: Being Personal Experiences of a Private Soldier in the Confederate Army ; and Some Experiences and Sketches of Southern Life.


  • MARY CHURCH TERRELL From Women of Achievement: Written for the Fireside Schools Under the Auspices of the Woman's American Baptist Home Mission Society.


  • MR. AND MRS. L. P. RAY [Frontispiece Image] From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • MRS. CLAY Of Alabama [Frontispiece Image] From A Belle of the Fifties: Memoirs of Mrs. Clay, of Alabama, Covering Social and Political Life in Washington and the South, 1853-66.


  • MRS. FRANCES E. W. HARPER. From Evidences of Progress among Colored People.


  • Mrs. Greenhow [Frontispiece Image] From My Imprisonment and the First Year of Abolition Rule at Washington.


  • MRS. HARRIET BEECHER STOWE, AUTHOR OF UNCLE TOM'S CABIN. From The Tragedy of the Negro in America: a Condensed History of the Enslavement, Sufferings, Emancipation, Present Condition and Progress of the Negro Race in the United States of America.


  • MRS. HARRIET BEECHER STOWE. See page 244. From An Autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson ("Uncle Tom"). From 1789 to 1881. With a Preface by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Introductory Notes by George Sturge, S. Morley, Esq., M. P., Wendell Phillips, and John G. Whittier. Edited by John Lobb, F.R.G.S. Revised and Enlarged.


  • MRS. JAMES CHESNUT, JR. From a Portrait in Oil. [Frontispiece Image] From A Diary from Dixie, as Written by Mary Boykin Chesnut, Wife of James Chesnut, Jr., United States Senator from South Carolina, 1859-1861, and Afterward an Aide to Jefferson Davis and a Brigadier-General in the Confederate Army.


  • MRS. JESSE MERCER BATTLE (Laura Elizabeth Lee) [Frontispiece Image] From Forget-me-nots of the Civil War; A Romance, Containing Reminiscences and Original Letters of Two Confederate Soldiers.


  • MRS. KATHERINE D. TILLMAN, A.M. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • MRS. M. FRENCH-SHELDON, F. R. G. S. Lecturer on Africa Organizer and Leader of an Independent Expedition for the Exploration of the region of Kilima-Njaro in East Africa; Author of "From Sultan to Sultan" From Africa and the American Negro: Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa: Held under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.


  • MRS. W. H. FELTON. Taken at 75 Years of Age. [Frontispiece Image] From Country Life in Georgia in the Days of My Youth.


  • ORISHETUKEH FADUMA, B. D. Native of the Yoruba Tribe, West Africa; Educated in Sierra Leone, London, and in Yale University From Africa and the American Negro: Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa: Held under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.


  • REV. A. D. BETTS, D. D., of the North Carolina Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South. From Experience of a Confederate Chaplain, 1861-1864.


  • REV. B. F. WHEELER. D. D. (LATEST PICTURE) From The Varick Family.


  • Rev. G. C. RANKIN, D. D. From The Story of My Life or More Than a Half Century As I Have Lived and Seen It Lived Written by Myself at My Own Suggestion and That of Many Others Who Have Known and Loved Me.


  • [REV. HORACE TALBERT.] From The Sons of Allen: Together with a Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio.


  • REV. P. THOS. STANFORD. D.D., L.L.D. From The Tragedy of the Negro in America: a Condensed History of the Enslavement, Sufferings, Emancipation, Present Condition and Progress of the Negro Race in the United States of America.


  • THE REV. RANDOLPH H. McKIM, D.D. 1904 From A Soldier's Recollections: Leaves from the Diary of a Young Confederate: With an Oration on the Motives and Aims of the Soldiers of the South.


  • REV. RICHARD R. WRIGHT, JR. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • REV. ROBERT ANDERSON and FAMILY. [Frontispiece Image] From The Anderson Surpriser. Written After He Was Seventy-Five Years of Age. The Author Was Born in Liberty County, Ga., on the 22d Day of February, in the Year of Our Lord, 1819, and United with the Methodist Episcopal Church in the Year 1839. This Book Contains an Account of His Florida and Northern Trip, Written by Himself, Giving Much Valuable Information of the People Among Whom He Had Been Several Months.


  • [2nd Frontispiece Image] REV. ROBERT ANDERSON AND FAMILY. From The Life of Rev. Robert Anderson. Born the 22d Day of February, in the Year of Our Lord 1819, and Joined the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1839. This Book Shall Be Called The Young Men's Guide, Or, the Brother in White.


  • [Frontispiece Image] REV. ROBERT ANDERSON. From The Life of Rev. Robert Anderson. Born the 22d Day of February, in the Year of Our Lord 1819, and Joined the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1839. This Book Shall Be Called The Young Men's Guide, Or, the Brother in White.


  • REV. W. H. ROBINSON, AUTHOR. From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • REV. WM. F. STEWART, A. M. Establisher of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa in Gammon Theological Seminary; For Fifty-Two Years member of the Ohio, then of the Rock River, Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church; For many years one of the Trustees of the Northwestern University of Chicago. From Africa and the American Negro: Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa: Held under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.


  • Yours most truly Samuel R. Ward [Frontispiece Image] From Autobiography of a Fugitive Negro: His Anti-Slavery Labours in the United States, Canada, & England.


  • SARAH FOWLER MORGAN [Frontispiece Image] From A Confederate Girl's Diary.


  • SENATOR JOHN B. GORDON From a photograph taken in 1896, when he represented Georgia in the United States Senate. From Reminiscences of the Civil War.


  • SOLOMON IN HIS PLANTATION SUIT. [Frontispiece Image] From Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853.


  • T. THOMAS FORTUNE Editor New York Age; Author of "In Plain Black and White" From Africa and the American Negro: Addresses and Proceedings of the Congress on Africa: Held under the Auspices of the Stewart Missionary Foundation for Africa of Gammon Theological Seminary in Connection with the Cotton States and International Exposition December 13-15, 1895.


  • THE GREAT SOUDAN. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • THEOPHILUS BOND. From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • Yours Truly Lucy A Delaney [Frontispiece Image] From From the Darkness Cometh the Light or Struggles for Freedom.


  • Truly yours, Marcus J Wright [Frontispiece Image] From Diary of Brigadier-General Marcus J. Wright, C.S.A.: April 23, 1861 - February 26, 1863.


  • very truly yours Dabney H Maury [Frontispiece Image] From Recollections of a Virginian in the Mexican, Indian, and Civil Wars.


  • W. B. CRUMPTON H. J. CRUMPTON "The Boys" as they looked then [Frontispiece Image] From The Adventures of Two Alabama Boys.


  • W. R. HOUGHTON From Two Boys in the Civil War and After.


  • W. S. SCARBOROUGH. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • WE READ ALOUD. From Life on the Mississippi.


  • WILLIAM J. EDWARDS [Frontispiece Image] From Twenty-Five Years in the Black Belt.


  • THE WRITER OF THE DIARY From Diary of a Refugee.


  • [Frontispiece Image] Your little borther seeking the lost. LUCIUS B. COMPTON. "Studying to show myself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth."—2 Time. ii, 15. From Life of Lucius B. Compton, the Mountain Evangelist, or, From the Depths of Sin to the Heights of Holiness.


  • Yours truly for Africa Thos. L. Johnson [Frontispiece Image] From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • Yours Truly Levi Coffin. [1st Frontispiece Image] From Reminiscences of Levi Coffin, the Reputed President of the Underground Railroad: Being a Brief History of the Labors of a Lifetime in Behalf of the Slave, with the Stories of Numerous Fugitives, Who Gained Their Freedom through His Instrumentality, and Many Other Incidents.


  • Yours truly, Jas. M. Gregory. [Frontispiece Image] From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.