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Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt)

Contents: The scope of this study -- The problem -- The Negro in Philadelphia, 1638-1820 -- The Negro in Philadelphia, 1820-1896 -- The size, age and sex of the Negro population -- Conjugal condition -- Sources of the Negro population -- Education and illiteracy -- The occupations of Negroes -- The health of Negroes -- The Negro family -- The organized life of Negroes -- The Negro criminal -- Pauperism...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 DUB

Biddle, Daniel R.

Summary: Octavius Valentine Catto was an orator who shared stages with Frederick Douglass, a second baseman on Philadelphia's best black baseball team, a teacher at the city's finest black school and an activist who fought in the state capital and on the streets for equal rights. With his racially-charged murder, the nation lost a civil rights pioneer-one who risked his life a century before Selma and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Temple University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CATTO, OCTAVIUS BID

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