Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive and Rising, Pages 1-670 (Google eBook)

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G. M. Rewell & Company, 1887 - African American men - 1138 pages
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Anyone who is a lover of history,especially Civil War and African American history would love this book. Written during the 1880s, it is a book like this that assisted me with genealogy. Thank you Google for uploading this book.

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This is a treasure trove of profiles of many forgotten black men of 19th century Washington, D.C.

Contents

Public Hall Owned by a Colored ManAuthor
149
CHAPTER XI
162
CHAPTER XIII
180
Rev Andrew Heath
185
Smith
194
Distinguished Presbyterian DivineProfessor of Howard Univer
199
Rev Nicholas Franklin Roberts A B A M
205
Black John Brown Martyr 231 CHAPTER XXI
234
Foreman of the Ironing and Fitting Department of the Chicago
240
CHAPTER XXIII
246
Rev James Alfred Dunn Podd
252
CHAPTER XXVI
260
CHAPTER XXVII
267
CHAPTER XXVIII
273
Professor John H Burrus A B A M
281
Henry F Williams
288
Ret Edmund Kelly
291
Solomon G Brown
302
John Mitchell
314
Pastor of a Church Incorporated by a State LegislatureAn
321
Chief Civil Service ExaminerLawyerMetaphysician Logician
327
Captain Paul Cuffee
336
Benjamin Banneker
344
Rev Richard DeBaptiste D D
352
Hon George French Ecton
358
Rev Christopher H Payne
368
CHAPTER XLVI
384
CHAPTER XLVII
390
CHAPTER XLIX
405
iJesriaiOJsinilotV oo8
419
Principal State Normal School North Carolina
422
Hon Francis L Cardoza
428
E S Porter A B M D
436
William Wells Brown
447
Rev Charles L Purce A
454
Distinguished French NegroDramatist and NovelistVoluminous
457
CHAPTER LXII
466
CHAPTER LXIII
474
CHAPTER LXIV
481
CHAPTER LXVI
491
LawyerLegislatorPresident of the Tennessee Fair Association
498
Rev Lott Carey
506
CHAPTER LXX
524
Mental and Moral Science in the College of LiberiaAuthor 530
536
School Teacher in Slavery DaysMusicianMail AgentRevenue
545
CHAPTER LXXVII
572
CHAPTER LXXVIII
579
Rev Henry N Jeter
588
The last Colored State Senator in the Mississippi Legislature
594
William H Steward
603
CHAPTER LXXXVI
613

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