Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1917. Hardcover. Includes photographic illustrations of schools and students, maps, charts, and architectural drawings. Sections include: financhial support of Negro education, present needs, public school facilities, Southern welfare and schools for Negroes, teacher preperation, rural education, industrial education, ownership and control (white church boards maintaining schools for negros vs. negro church boards maintaining schools), religious organizations, buildings and grounds, history of Negro education in the U.S., statistics of Negro schools, a break down (by state) of Negro schools with various statistics. Ex-library with call numbers and stickers to spines and pockets to rear endpapers. Bound in black cloth boards with gilt titles to spines. Wear and fraying to spine ends and edges of boards. Bumping to corners. Minor browning to margins of interior, but clean and bright overall. Volume I is 423 pages; Volume II is 724 pages. AFAMER/070820. Very Good.
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New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. Originally printed in 1866. A compilation of numerous reports with index to rear. Dark brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Ownership marking in red pen to front free endpaper, browning from glue in binding to gutters of endpapers, and a few small spots of soiling to title page, else clean. Pagination varies within each report. AFAMER/070920. Very Good.
Jackson, MS: Town Square Books, 1999. Paperback. Scarce. "This book will require Mississippi history to be rewritten! Documents never before released to the public show how the Sovereignty Commission tried to have college presidents and professors dismissed from their positions, taxpayers' money was used to have people spied upon, discredited and ostracized by their family and friends, and the Commission encouraged law enforcement agencies to arrest student volunteers, and civil rights workers, while knowing that some law enforcement personnel were members of the Klu Klux Klan. The Sovereignty Commission also funded the Citizens Councils' forums operated by men dedicated to using economic pressure to eliminate anyone, black or white, opposed to segregation" (rear cover). Includes reprints of incriminating documents of the Sovereignty Commission. Addresses lynching in Mississippi. A powerful and frightening book that unfortunately, remains very relevant in our present society. Illustrated red paper wrappers with black title to spine and white title to front cover. Creasing to cover and bump to spine, which has caused a tear to paper covering the spine. Library archive marking in pen to half title page, but this is the ONLY page with library markings. Slight binding imperfection to first two pages. Clean interior. 327 pages. STAHIST/061720. Very Good.
New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Hardcover. Originally printed in 1857. Dark brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Ownership marking in red pen to front free endpaper, browning from glue in binding to gutters of endpapers, and a few small spots of soiling to title page, else clean. 384 pages. AFAMER/070920. Very Good.
DC: Committee on the Judiciary House of Representatives, 1974. Paperback. Reprinted in 1974. Grey side-stapled paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Ex-library with pen marking to front cover, else clean and bright. Creasing to bottom corners of some pages. 82 pages. AMER/062920. Very Good.
New York: Negro Universities Press, 1968. Hardcover. Originally printed in 1844. Dark brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Ownership marking in pen to front free endpaper, and minor staining from glue to gutters of first and last few pages - else clean. Quarto. 168 pages. AFAMER/070920. Very Good.