Item #19673 Early African American History Counter to White Narratives: Charles Fowler Historical Romance of the American Negro, First edition 1902. Charles Fowler.
Early African American History Counter to White Narratives: Charles Fowler Historical Romance of the American Negro, First edition 1902
Early African American History Counter to White Narratives: Charles Fowler Historical Romance of the American Negro, First edition 1902
Early African American History Counter to White Narratives: Charles Fowler Historical Romance of the American Negro, First edition 1902
Early African American History Counter to White Narratives: Charles Fowler Historical Romance of the American Negro, First edition 1902

Early African American History Counter to White Narratives: Charles Fowler Historical Romance of the American Negro, First edition 1902

First Edition

[African American Literature] Fowler, Charles. Historical Romance of the American Negro. Baltimore: Press of Thomas & Evans. 1902. First Edition, Hardcover with publisher's maroon cloth boards and gilt title on spine. 269 pages. Measures 6. 5" x 9.25". Historical novel about the post-Civil War history of African Americans told through the fictionalized character Beulah Jackson and her family. The book relies on Fowler's historical knowledge and offers a study of African American history counter to traditional white narratives. Contains many illustrations, historical prints and photographs. Concludes with a non-fiction letter by President Theodore Roosevelt on the subject of “Color is no Bar to Office,” saying that he would appoint qualified African Americans to public office. Ex Library Copy from Morgan College in Baltimore, which began as an African American college. Previous ownership signature on pastedown: "Beatrice Hurt". Front end paper, which was blank, is missing, but otherwise book is complete with all plates present. Slight wear on foredge and spine from use but textblock is tight. Overall, in good to very good condition for a scarce book.

Item #19673

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