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Noted Negro Women: Their Triumphs and Activities

by M. A. Majors
Format
Book
Published
Jackson, Tenn. : M.V. Lynk Pub. House, c1893.
Language
English
Description
xvi, 365 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
  • "A race, no less than a nation, is prosperous in proportion to the intelligence of its women."--T.p.
  • "The criterion for Negro civilization is the intelligence, purity and high motives of its women."--T.p.
  • "The highest mark of our prosperity, and the strongest proofs of Negro capacity to master the sciences and fine arts, are evinced by the advanced positions to which Negro women have attained."--T.p.
  • "I will go forth 'mong men, mailed in the armor of pure intent. Great duties are before me, and great deeds, and whether crowned or crownless when I fall, it matters not, as Gods work is done."--T.p.
  • Also published in 1893 by Donohue & Henneberry in Chicago. Priority of printing undetermined. Nashville edition is sometimes referred to as "second edition."
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Associates Endowment Fund, 2001/2002. Rebound in blue cloth; original blue cloth laid down on front cover. Dealer's description, which was laid in, has been REMOVED AND FILED IN INSERT FILE.
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