Boston: Chrsitopher Publishing House, 1948. Fourth printing. 142 pp. 8vo. Pebbled crimson publisher's cloth. Very Good. Fourth printing. 142 pp. 8vo. African-American Etiquette Book. Charlotte Hawkins Brown (1883-1961), the granddaughter of a slave, was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Massachusetts and was a protegé of educator Alice Freeman Plamer. With support from Palmer and other Masachusetts philanthropists, she founded the Palmer Memorial Institute in Sedalia, North Carolina. It was originally an industrial training school, but eveolved into an elite boarding school for upper-class African-Americans, preparing them for college. This etiquette book was required reading at the Palmer Institute. (Inventory #: 304617)
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