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  • "SHE TURNED SLOWLY" [Frontispiece Image] From An Elephant's Track and Other Stories.


  • "Tall lilies, white as angels' wings and stately as the maidens that walked among them." [Frontispiece Image] From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


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


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The Story of a Slave. A Realistic Revelation of a Social Relation of Slave Times--Hitherto Unwritten--From the Pen of One Who Has Felt Both the Lash and the Caress of a Mistress.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The War; "Stonewall" Jackson, His Campaigns, and Battles, the Regiment as I Saw Them.


  • [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] From My Own Life Story.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The Carolinian, Edited by the Senior Class, 1909.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The Cream of the Jest: A Comedy of Evasions.


  • [Frontispiece Image] "The High Court of Justice of the Anglo-Saxon race suddenly transformed into a Negro minstrel farce" [See page 306] From The Traitor: A Story of the Fall of the Invisible Empire.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Horse-Shoe Robinson: A Tale of the Tory Ascendency.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The History and Present State of Virginia, In Four Parts. I. The History of the First Settlement of Virginia, and the Government Thereof, to the Present Time. II. The Natural Productions and Conveniencies of the Country, Suited to Trade and Improvement. III. The Native Indians, Their Religion, Laws, and Customs, in War and Peace. IV. The Present State of the Country, as to the Polity of the Government, and the Improvements of the Land. By a Native and Inhabitant of the Place.


  • [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.


  • [Frontispiece Image] [Signed Abram J. Ryan] From Father Ryan's Poems.


  • [Frontispiece Image] COURT HOUSE From Life, Including His Escape and Struggle for Liberty of Charles A. Garlick, Born a Slave in Old Virginia, Who Secured His Freedom by Running Away from His Master's Farm in 1843.


  • [Frontispiece Image] J. W. HOLLEY, EVANGELIST From The Old Faithful Servant: Life History of J.W. Holley: Born and Reared a Slave: After Freedom Became a Worker in the Master's Vineyard.


  • [Frontispiece Image] Quamino. From Memoir of Quamino Buccau, a Pious Methodist.


  • [Frontispiece Image] REV. D. F. DAVIS. From The Life of the Rev. Dandridge F. Davis, of the African M. E. Church. With a Brief Account of His Conversion and Ministerial Labors, from August 1834, till March 1847. Also, a Brief Sketch of the Life of the Rev. David Conyou, of the A. M. E. C. and His Ministerial Labors. To Which Is Annexed the Funeral Discourse Delivered at the Ohio Conference, in Zanesville, on the Decease of the Rev. D. F. Davis, by the Author.


  • 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.


  • 1861 He carried a knapsack, containing a jacket, white vest, dress shirts, collars, white gloves, toothbrush, undershirts, drawers, socks, soap, towels, needlecase, with needles, thread and buttons; an oilcloth, blanket, extra shoes, canteen, haversack, and tin cup. Frontispiece. From One of Jackson's Foot Cavalry: His Experience and what He Saw During the War 1861-1865, Including a History of "F Company," Richmond, Va., 21st Regiment Virginia Infantry, Second Brigade, Jackson's Division, Second Corps, A. N. Va.


  • [2nd Frontispiece Image] From The Last Flag of Truce.


  • A CHRISTIANIZED AFRICAN [Frontispiece Image] From The History of the Negro Church.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The Life and Adventures of Zamba, an African Negro King; and His Experience of Slavery in South Carolina. Written by Himself. Corrected and Arranged by Peter Neilson.


  • AFRO-AMERICAN ENCYCLOPÆDIA ENLIGHTENING THE RACE. [Frontispiece Image] 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.


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


  • All men are created equal Th Jefferson PRINTED BY WEED AND PARSONS. The Crest of the Arms of the United States, was the Thirteen Stars dispelling the Cloud. The reverse side of the Arms or Seal was an unfinished Pyramid. The likeness was copied with great care and accuracy from Stuart's; the motto is from Jefferson's original draft, and the signature, a fac-simile of his autograph, on the Declaration of Independence. [Frontispiece Image] From Life and Opinions of Julius Melbourn; with Sketches of the Lives and Characters of Thomas Jefferson, John Quincy Adams, John Randolph, and Several Other Eminent American Statesmen.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Battles and Victories of Allen Allensworth, A. M., Ph. D., Lieutenant-Colonel, Retired, U. S. Army.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From An Autobiography: The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, the Colored Evangelist: Containing an Account of Her Life Work of Faith, and Her Travels in America, England, Ireland, Scotland, India, and Africa as an Independent Missionary.


  • Arthur Peronneau Ford [Frontispiece Image] 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.


  • [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 and an English Fellow-Prisoner, from Photograph Taken Three Months Before the Armistice. The Author is Wearing an Old French Uniform With Which he was Fitted Out After Running Away and Losing his Regulation Prison Costume [Frontispiece Image] From The Memoirs of a Swine in the Land of Kultur, or, How it Felt to be a Prisoner of War.


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


  • AYCOCK IN HIS LATER YEARS This is the last photograph taken of him. [Frontispiece Image] From The Life and Speeches of Charles Brantley Aycock.


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


  • BELVIDERE, BALTIMORE, MD. The Author's boyhood home [Frontispiece Image] 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.


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


  • Betty [Frontispiece Image] From The Battle-Ground.


  • BISHOP D. J. RUSSELL, D. D. President of the Philadelphia and New Jersey District of the African Union Methodist Protestant Church, [Frontispiece Image] From History of the African Union Methodist Protestant Church.


  • BISHOP DANIEL A. PAYNE, D.D., L.L.D. [Frontispiece Image] From Recollections of Seventy Years.


  • BISHOP J. W. HOOD [Frontispiece Image] From Sketch of the Early History of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church with Jubilee Souvenir and Appendix.


  • BISHOP L. H. HOLSEY, D.D. [Frontispiece Image] From Autobiography, Sermons, Addresses, and Essays of Bishop L. H. Holsey, D. D.


  • BOOKER T. WASHINGTON AND HIS FAMILY. [Frontispiece Image] From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • Broken Gloom. [1st Frontispiece Image] From Sketches of the History, Character, and Dying Testimony, of Beneficiaries of the Colored Home, in the City of New-York.


  • COLONEL ALBERT L. COX [Frontispiece Image] From History of the 113th Field Artillery 30th Division.


  • COLONEL JOHN VANB. METTS. [Frontispiece Image] From History 119th Infantry, 60th Brigade, 30th Division, U.S.A. Operations in Belgium and France, 1917-1919.


  • 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.


  • Crispus Attucks, the First Martyr of the American Revolution, King (now State) Street, Boston, March 5th, 1770. Page 16. [Frontispiece Image] From The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution: With Sketches of Several Distinguished Colored Persons: To Which is Added a Brief Survey of the Condition and Prospects of Colored Americans.


  • "DE PARSTER OF DE FUST METHODIS' CHURCH, LIMITED.&rdquo [Page 32. [Frontispiece Image] From Dialect Tales.


  • [Frontispiece Image] "'Do you not fear my betrayal of your secret?'" From The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan.


  • DR. J. L. M. CURRY, WASHINGTON, D. C. [3rd Frontispiece Image] From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


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


  • Eleanor Eldridge [Frontispiece Image] From Memoirs of Elleanor Eldridge.


  • Elisha W. Green [Frontispiece Image] From Life of the Rev. Elisha W. Green, One of the Founders of the Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute--Now the State University at Louisville; Eleven Years Moderator of the Mt. Zion Baptist Association; Five Years Moderator of the Consolidated Baptist Educational Association and Over Thirty Years Pastor of the Colored Baptist Churches of Maysville and Paris. Written by Himself.


  • Eliza Frances Andrews From a photograph taken in 1865 [Frontispiece Image] From The War-Time Journal of a Georgia Girl, 1864-1865.


  • ELIZA SUGGS. [Frontispiece Image] From Shadow and Sunshine.


  • ELLEN CRAFT. The fugitive slave. [Frontispiece Image] From Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; or, the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Memoir and Memorials: Elisha Franklin Paxton, Brigadier-General, C.S.A.; Composed of his Letters from Camp and Field While an Officer in the Confederate Army, with an Introductory and Connecting Narrative Collected and Arranged by his Son, John Gallatin Paxton.


  • FERRY HILL PLACE AS OF 1940 [Frontispiece Image] From Ferry Hill Plantation Journal: January 4, 1838 - January 15, 1839.


  • Fraternally yours W J. Gaines. [Frontispiece Image] From African Methodism in the South; or, Twenty-Five Years of Freedom.


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


  • Frederick Douglass [Frontispiece Image] From Frederick Douglass The Colored Orator.


  • Frederick Douglass. [Frontispiece Image] From My Bondage and My Freedom. Part I. Life as a Slave. Part II. Life as a Freeman.


  • From a Colodion by J. Dudman. [Frontispiece Image] From Slave Life in Georgia: A Narrative of the Life, Sufferings, and Escape of John Brown, a Fugitive Slave, Now in England.


  • 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.


  • FRONT VIEW OF THE COLORED HOME. [2nd Frontispiece Image] From Sketches of the History, Character, and Dying Testimony, of Beneficiaries of the Colored Home, in the City of New-York.


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


  • Alexander W. Wayman [Frontispiece Image] From My Recollections of African M. E. Ministers, or Forty Years' Experience in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.


  • Simion Suggs, JR. [Frontispiece Image] From The Flush Times of Alabama and Mississippi. A Series of Sketches.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The Ashe County Case.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From A Call for Nurses.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Liberty Loan.


  • [Frontispiece 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.


  • [Frontispiece Image] JOHN MERRICK AT THE AGE OF 58 From John Merrick. A Biographical Sketch.


  • [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 Slavery in the United States: A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Charles Ball, a Black Man, Who Lived Forty Years in Maryland, South Carolina and Georgia, as a Slave Under Various Masters, and was One Year in the Navy with Commodore Barney, During the Late War.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Biennial Report of the State Hospital at Raleigh, Raleigh, N. C., from July 1, 1924, to June 30, 1926.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Pine Needles, 1921.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From In Ole Virginia or Marse Chan and Other Stories.


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


  • [Frontispiece Image] From A Night in Acadie.


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


  • "THIS IS THE WOMAN, AND I AM THE MAN" (page 24) [Frontispiece Image] From The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line.


  • [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 Biography of Elder David Purviance, with His Memoirs: Containing His Views on Baptism, the Divinity of Christ, and the Atonement. Written by Himself: with an Appendix; Giving Biographical Sketches of Elders John Hardy, Reuben Dooly, William Dye, Thos. Kyle, George Shidler, William Kinkade, Thomas Adams, Samuel Kyle, and Nathan Worley. Together with a Historical Sketch of the Great Kentucky Revival.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Catalogue of Shaw University, 1876-'77.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Morals and Manners among Negro Americans. Report of a Study Made by Atlanta University under the Patronage of the Trustees of the John F. Slater Fund; with the Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems, held at Atlanta University, on Monday, May 26th, 1913.


  • THE "BATON ROUGE." [Frontispiece Image] From Life on the Mississippi.


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


  • GENERAL JOHN B. GORDON From a photograph taken at the close of the war, when he was thirty-three years of age. [Frontispiece Image] From Reminiscences of 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.


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


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Life of George Henry. Together with a Brief History of the Colored People in America.


  • HARRIET TUBMAN. [Frontispiece Image] From Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman.


  • HARRY WOODBURN CHASE, PH.D., LL.D. President, The University of North Carolina, 1919—. [Frontispiece Image] From Alumni History of the University of North Carolina.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Narrative of Henry Box Brown, Who Escaped from Slavery, Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide. Written from a Statement of Facts Made by Himself. With Remarks Upon the Remedy for Slavery. By Charles Stearns.


  • Henry O. Flipper, AS A CADET [Frontispiece Image] From The Colored Cadet at West Point. Autobiography of Lieut. Henry Ossian Flipper, U. S. A., First Graduate of Color from the U. S. Military Academy.


  • 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.


  • HON. FREDERICK DOUGLASS. [2nd Frontispiece Image] From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • THE HORN-SNAKE. [Frontispiece Image] From Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters.


  • [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.


  • ISRAEL LA FAYETTE BUTT, D.D. [Frontispiece Image] From History of African Methodism in Virginia, or Four Decades in the Old Dominion.


  • 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.


  • JAMES R. McCONNELL [Frontispiece Image] "I frankly confess to a feeling of marked satisfaction at receiving that grade [Sergeant] in the world's finest army" (See page 45) From Flying for France. With the American Escadrille at Verdun.


  • JAMES VARICK FOUNDER OF THE A. M. E. ZION CHURCH [Frontispiece Image] From The Varick Family.


  • JAN TZATZOE, ANDRIES STOFFLES, THE REVd DRd PHILIP & REVd MESSrs READ, SENr & JUNr giving Evidence before the Committee of the House of Commons. [Frontispiece Image] 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.


  • JEHUDI ASHMUN. [Frontispiece Image] From Sketch of the Life of the Rev. Lott Cary in "Life of Jehudi Ashmun, Late Colonial Agent in Liberia. With An Appendix, Containing Extracts from his Journal and Other Writings; With a Brief Sketch of the Life of the Rev. Lott Cary".


  • JOANNA P. MOORE From photograph taken in 1898 [Frontispiece Image] From "In Christ's Stead": Autobiographical Sketches.


  • JOANNA. [Frontispiece Image] From Narrative of Joanna; An Emancipated Slave, of Surinam. (From Stedman's Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam).


  • JOHN ALLAN WYETH, M.D., LL.D. From a photograph by Bradley, 1914 [Frontispiece Image] From With Sabre and Scalpel; the Autobiography of a Soldier and Surgeon.


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


  • John J. Moore [Frontispiece Image] From History of the A. M. E. Zion Church in America. Founded in 1796, in the City of New York.


  • JOHN JASPER From John Jasper: The Unmatched Negro Philosopher and Preacher.


  • John Jasper. [Frontispiece Image] From The Life of Rev. John Jasper, Pastor of Sixth Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Richmond, Va., from His Birth to the Present Time, with His Theory on the Rotation of the Sun.


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


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Recollections of a Naval Life: Including the Cruises of the Confederate States Steamers, "Sumter" and "Alabama".


  • John P Green. AT SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE. [Frontispiece Image] From Fact Stranger Than Fiction. Seventy-Five Years of a Busy Life with Reminiscences of Many Great and Good Men and Women.


  • Josiah Henson [Frontispiece Image] From Truth Stranger Than Fiction. Father Henson's Story of His Own Life.


  • JOSIAH HENSON. [Frontispiece Image] From Josiah: The Maimed Fugitive. A True Tale.


  • Josiah Henson [Frontispiece Image] 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.


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


  • A Lady teaching her little brother and the Author, prior to the latter redeeming his mother, who remains with the lady. The author goes to his new home, carrying with him obedience, truth, honesty, willing at all times to receive good instruction, by which means he was treated as one of the family, and wanted for nothing. [Frontispiece Image] From The Looking-Glass: Being a True Report and Narrative of the Life, Travels, and Labors of the Rev. Daniel H. Peterson, a Colored Clergyman; Embracing a Period of Time from the Year 1812 to 1854, and Including His Visit to Western Africa.


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


  • Lewis Clarke [Frontispiece Image] From Narrative of the Sufferings of Lewis Clarke, During a Captivity of More than Twenty-Five Years, Among the Algerines of Kentucky, One of the So Called Christian States of North America.


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


  • LUNSFORD LANE. [Frontispiece Image] From Lunsford Lane; or, Another Helper from North Carolina.


  • 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.


  • MARSHAL'S POSSE WITH BURNS MOVING DOWN STATE STREET.[Frontispiece Image] From Anthony Burns: A History.


  • MARY AMES (L) EMILY BLISS (R) [Frontispiece Image] From From a New England Woman's Diary in Dixie in 1865.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Register of Members of the Philanthropic Society, Instituted in the University of North Carolina, August 1st, 1795.


  • MICO CHLUCCO the LONG WARRIOR or KING of the SIMINOLES [Frontispiece Image] From Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians. Embellished with Copper-Plates.


  • MISS LOUISE WIGFALL (Mrs. D. Giraud Wright, of Baltimore) The star in this portrait was from the coat collar of General Johnston and given by him to the author [Frontispiece Image] From A Southern Girl in '61: The War-Time Memories of a Confederate Senator's Daughter.


  • MORELAND ENTERING NANCY'S COTTAGE. [Second Frontispiece Image] From The Planter's Northern Bride.


  • MORNINGVIEW. The suburban residence of M. B. Houghton. [Frontispiece Image] From Two Boys in the Civil War and After.


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


  • MR. AND MRS. MORELAND AND ALBERT. [First Frontispiece Image] From The Planter's Northern Bride.


  • Mr. Clay's Overseer outwitted. See page 62. [Frontispiece Image] From The Kidnapped and the Ransomed. Recollections of Peter Still and His Wife "Vina," after Forty Years of Slavery.


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


  • 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. MAGNOLIA BOND. [2nd Frontispiece Image] From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


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


  • [1st Frontispiece Image] "My cloak flew open as I fell, and the force of the fall bursting its envelope, out, in all the hideous realities, rolled the infernal imp of darkness."—Page 137. From Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana "Swamp Doctor." In "The Swamp Doctor's Adventures in the South-West. Containing the Whole of the Louisiana Swamp Doctor; Streaks of Squatter Life; and Far-Western Scenes; in a Series of Forty-Two Humorous Southern and Western Sketches, Descriptive of Incidents and Character. By "Madison Tensas," M.D., and "Solitaire," (John S. Robb, of St. Louis, Mo.) Author of "Swallowing Oysters Alive," etc.".


  • "My fire is my friend."—Page 27. [Frontispiece Image] From Colonel Carter of Cartersville.


  • NEW HANOVER COUNTY COURT HOUSE. [Frontispiece Image] From Wilmington Up-to-Date: The Metropolis of North Carolina Graphically Portrayed. Compiled under the Auspices of the Chamber of Commerce. Also a series of Comprehensive Sketches of Representative Business Enterprises.


  • A NEW PORTRAIT OF MR. WASHINGTON "When I had something to say about white people I said it to white people; when I had something to say about coloured people I said it to coloured people." [Frontispiece Image] From My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience.


  • No. 1. [Frontispiece Image] From Progressive Missions in the South and Addresses with Illustrations and Sketches of Missionary Workers and Ministers and Bishops' Wives.


  • [Frontispiece Image] OLD CREOLE HOUSE From a drawing by Rosalie Urquhart From Diary of a Refugee.


  • OLD GLORY! From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • ON THE OCLAWAHA FLORIDA. [Frontispiece Image] From The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland.


  • [Frontispiece Image] [P.68 "'I'M MIGHTY GLAD YOU'VE SPOKE'" From In Simpkinsville: Character Tales.


  • PUBLISHED BY J. WEBSTER. PATRICK HENRY. [Frontispiece Image] From Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry.


  • Paul Hamilton Hayne. [Frontispiece Image] From Poems of Paul Hamilton Hayne.


  • Peter Wheeler. [Frontispiece Image] From Chains and Freedom: Or, The Life and Adventures of Peter Wheeler, a Colored Man Yet Living. A Slave in Chains, a Sailor on the Deep, and a Sinner at the Cross.


  • Phillis Wheatley Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley of Boston [Frontispiece Image] From Memoir and Poems of Phillis Wheatley, a Native African and a Slave. Dedicated to the Friends of the Africans.


  • Plan of the City of New Bern, North Carolina, by Baron Christoph von Graffenried [Frontispiece Image] From Christoph von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern. Edited with an Historical Introduction and an English Translation by Vincent H. Todd, Ph.D. University of Illinois in Cooperation with Julius Goebel, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Languages University of Illinois.


  • [Frontispiece Image] The Restored Chapel of Fort Raleigh on Roanoke Island From Emergency Relief in North Carolina. A Record of the Development and the Activities of the North Carolina Emergency Relief Administration, 1932-1935. North Carolina Emergency Relief Commission, State Administrator, Mrs. Thomas O'Berry. Edited by J.S. Kirk, Walter A. Cutter [and] Thomas W. Morse.


  • RESURRECTION OF HENRY BOX BROWN, AT PHILADELPHIA. [Frontispiece Image] From Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown, Written by Himself.


  • REV. ALEXANDER BETTIS [Frontispiece Image] From Brief Sketch of the Life and Labors of Rev. Alexander Bettis. Also an Account of the Founding and Development of the Bettis Academy.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Biography of Rev. David Smith of the A. M. E. Church; Being a Complete History, Embracing over Sixty Years' Labor in the Advancement of the Redeemer's Kingdom on Earth. Including "The History of the Origin and Development of Wilberforce University.".


  • REV. E .J. CARTER, D. D. From Once a Methodist; Now a Baptist. Why?.


  • 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. JORDAN W. EARLY [Frontispiece Image] From Life and Labors of Rev. Jordan W. Early, One of the Pioneers of African Methodism in the West and South.


  • 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.


  • 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. WM. MACK LEE Still Residing in the South [2nd Frontispiece Image] From History of the Life of Rev. Wm. Mack Lee: Body Servant of General Robert E. Lee Through the Civil War: Cook from 1861 to 1865.


  • Rt. Rev. James A. Handy [Frontispiece Image] From Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Aunt Sally: or, The Cross the Way of Freedom. A Narrative of the Slave-life and Purchase of the Mother of Rev. Isaac Williams of Detroit, Michigan.


  • SAMUEL HALL. [Frontispiece Image] From Samuel Hall, 47 Years a Slave; A Brief Story of His Life Before and After Freedom Came to Him.


  • 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.


  • SATAN CAME ALSO. "You have not asked about Satan," said Mr. Le Moyne suddenly one day. "Why should I ?" she replied, "If that personage will be equally forgetful of me, I am sure I shall be very glad."--p. 298. From Bricks Without Straw: A Novel.


  • SCOTT BOND AT 40. [1st Frontispiece Image] From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Poems of Sidney Lanier, Edited by his Wife.


  • SOJOURNER TRUTH, "THE LIBYAN SIBYL." [Frontispiece Image] From Narrative of Sojourner Truth; a Bondswoman of Olden Time, Emancipated by the New York Legislature in the Early Part of the Present Century; with a History of Her Labors and Correspondence, Drawn from Her "Book of Life".


  • SOJOURNER TRUTH. [Frontispiece Image] From Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a Northern Slave, Emancipated from Bodily Servitude by the State of New York, in 1828.


  • 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.


  • Southeast View of the Campus of Gammon Theological Seminary: Gammon Hall, Library and President's residence [Frontispiece Image] 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.


  • [2nd Frontispiece Image] THE SWAMP DOCTOR'S ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH-WEST. "The way that bar's flesh giv in to the soft impresshuns of that leg, war an honor to the mederkal perfeshun for having invented sich weepun."—Page 175. From Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana "Swamp Doctor." In "The Swamp Doctor's Adventures in the South-West. Containing the Whole of the Louisiana Swamp Doctor; Streaks of Squatter Life; and Far-Western Scenes; in a Series of Forty-Two Humorous Southern and Western Sketches, Descriptive of Incidents and Character. By "Madison Tensas," M.D., and "Solitaire," (John S. Robb, of St. Louis, Mo.) Author of "Swallowing Oysters Alive," etc.".


  • Betty Paschal O'Connor [Frontispiece Image] From My Beloved South.


  • The Log Hut in Elbert County, Ga., on the Plantation of Thomas Jones, where Bishop Heard was born, June 25, 1850. [Frontispiece Image] From From Slavery to the Bishopric in the A.M.E. Church. An Autobiography.


  • The master mounted on his horse driving John before him. pp. 7 8. [Frontispiece Image] From Narrative of the Life of Thomas Cooper.


  • The Wild Turkey Hunter. (Frontispiece). From The Hive of "The Bee-Hunter," A Repository of Sketches, Including Peculiar American Character, Scenery, and Rural Sports.


  • THE WORLD. [Frontispiece Image] From A Geography for Beginners.


  • [Map of the Atlantic Ocean showing Schaw's route from Scotland to the New World] From Journal of a Lady of Quality; Being the Narrative of a Journey from Scotland to the West Indies, North Carolina, and Portugal, in the Years 1774 to 1776.


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


  • [Frontispiece Image] TOUSSAINT L'OVERTURE. From Reflections on the Life and Times of Toussaint L'Overture, the Negro Haytien, Commander-in-Chief of the Army, Ruler under the Dominion of France, and Author of The Independence of Hayti.


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


  • UNCLE JEFF SHIELDS, LEXINGTON, VA. [Frontispiece Image] From The Old South, a Monograph.


  • Very truly your friend, Wm. Wells Brown. [Frontispiece Image] From My Southern Home: or, The South and Its People.


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


  • VIRGINIA [Frontispiece Image] From Virginia.


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


  • W. J. Green [Frontispiece Image] From Recollections and Reflections: An Auto of Half a Century and More.


  • W. Wells Brown [Frontispiece Image] From Three Years in Europe: Or, Places I Have Seen and People I Have Met.


  • "WALKING AWAY WITH A SHRUG OF THE SHOULDERS." From Balcony Stories.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From From Slavery to a Bishopric, or, The Life of Bishop Walter Hawkins of the British Methodist Episcopal Church Canada.


  • [Frontispiece Image] "WHY DON'T YOU END IT?" (page 209) From To Have and to Hold.


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


  • WM. HICKS, A. B., D. D. [Frontispiece Image] From History of Louisiana Negro Baptists from 1804 to 1914.


  • Yours Truly Catharine Coffin. [2nd 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 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.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.