Hampton and Its Students. By Two of Its Teachers [...] With fifty cabin and plantation songs
by ARMSTRONG, M.F. and Helen W. Ludlow; Thomas P. Fenner, music
New-York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1874. First Edition. Early account of the Hampton Institute (now Hampton University) in Hampton, Virginia, founded in 1868 to provide education to freedmen. Published a year before Booker T. Washington graduated from the Institute, in 1875. Octavo (21.5cm.); original green decorative cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in gilt; 255pp.; folding frontispiece plate, illus. and sheet music in text. Boards rather rubbed along extremities, especially spine ends, glue residue to spine foot, presumably from previously removed library label, though there are no other library markings; frontispiece a bit misfolded with closed split to one fold slightly touching image. Still, About Very Good overall. (Inventory #: 30170)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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