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The Philadelphia Negro : a social study

Title
The Philadelphia Negro : a social study / by W.E. Burghardt Du Bois, Ph.D. some time assistant in sociology in the University of Pennsylvania, professor of economics and history in Atlanta University, author of "The suppression of the African slave-trade" ; together with a special report on domestic service by Isabel Eaton, A.M. fellow of the College Settlements' Association.
Author
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Publication
Philadelphia : Published for the University, 1899.
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Description
xx, 520 pages, [2] folded leaves of plates : map, plans (some color); 26 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Series Statement
Publications of the University of Pennsylvania. Series in political economy and public law ; no. 14.
Uniform Title
Publications of the University of Pennsylvania. Series in political economy and public law ; no. 14.
Subjects
Note
  • "Special report on Negro domestic service in the Seventh Ward Philadelphia"--pages [425]-509, by Isabel Eaton, has its own divisional title page.
  • At head of title: Publications of the University of Pennsylvania. Series in political economy and public law. No. 14.
  • "Ginn & Co., selling agents, Tremont Place, Boston, Mass."--foot of title page.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-423) and index.
Indexed In (note)
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.),
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
Preface ; Introduction -- The Philadelphia Negro: ch. 1. The scope of this study ; ch. 2. The problem ; ch. 3. The Negro in Philadelphia, 1638-1820 ; ch. 4. The Negro in Philadelphia, 1820-1896 ; ch. 5. The size, age and sex of the Negro population ; ch. 6. Conjugal condition ; ch. 7. Sources of the Negro population ; ch. 8. Education and illiteracy ; ch. 9. The occupation of Negroes ; ch. 10. The health of Negroes ; ch. 11. The Negro family ; ch. 12. The organized life of Negroes ; ch. 13. The negro criminal ; ch. 14. Pauperism and alcoholism ; ch. 15. The environment of the Negro ; ch. 16. The contact of the races ; ch. 17. Negro suffrage ; ch. 18. A final word ; app. A. Schedules used in the house-to-house inquiry ; app. B. Legislation, etc., of Pennsylvania in regard to the Negro ; app. C. Bibliography -- Special report on Negro domestic service in the Seventh Ward: 1. Introduction ; 2. Enumeration of Negro domestic servants ; 3. Sources of the supply and methods of hiring ; 4. Grades of services and wages ; 5. Savings and expenditure ; 6. Amusements and recreations ; 7. Length and quality of Negro domestic service ; 8. Conjugal condition, illiteracy and health of Negro domestics ; 9. Ideals of betterment -- Index.
Call Number
Sc Rare 309.174-D (Du Bois, W. E. B. The Philadelphia Negro)
LCCN
05033530
OCLC
  • 60712182
  • 4162081B
Author
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, author.
Title
The Philadelphia Negro : a social study / by W.E. Burghardt Du Bois, Ph.D. some time assistant in sociology in the University of Pennsylvania, professor of economics and history in Atlanta University, author of "The suppression of the African slave-trade" ; together with a special report on domestic service by Isabel Eaton, A.M. fellow of the College Settlements' Association.
Publisher
Philadelphia : Published for the University, 1899.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Series
Publications of the University of Pennsylvania. Series in political economy and public law ; no. 14.
Publications of the University of Pennsylvania. Series in political economy and public law ; no. 14.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-423) and index.
Indexed In:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.), 3285
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 309.174-D (accession no. B526398) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
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Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Eaton, Isabel. Special report on Negro domestic service in the Seventh Ward Philadelphia.
University of Pennsylvania, publisher.
Ginn and Company, bookseller.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 309.174-D (Du Bois, W. E. B. The Philadelphia Negro)
IEC (Du Bois, W. E. B. Philadelphia Negro)
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