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Ebony and topaz : a collectanea

Title
Ebony and topaz : a collectanea / edited by Charles S. Johnson.
Publication
  • New York : Published by Opportunity, Journal of Negro Life : National Urban League, [1927]
  • ©1927.

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Additional Authors
  • Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956
  • Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906.
  • Peterson, Dorothy, 1897-1979.
  • Salaverría, José María, 1873-1940.
  • Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1873-1956.
  • Wheatley Peters, Phillis, 1753-1784
  • Alexander, Lewis, 1900-1945.
  • Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973.
  • Brooks, Jonathan Henderson, 1905-1945.
  • Brown, Sterling A., 1901-1989.
  • Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861.
  • Cowdery, Mae V. (Mae Virginia), approximately 1909-1953.
  • Cuglar, Lois Augusta.
  • Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946.
  • Dabney, Wendell Phillips, 1865-1952.
  • Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973.
  • Dickinson, Blanche Taylor, 1896-1972.
  • Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Moore, 1875-1935.
  • Faris, Ellsworth, 1874-1953.
  • Fauset, Arthur Huff, 1899-1983.
  • Fauset, Jessie Redmon.
  • Frazier, E. Franklin, 1894-1962.
  • Green, Paul, 1894-1981.
  • Grimké, Angelina Weld, 1880-1958.
  • Harris, Abram Lincoln, 1899-1963.
  • Hayes, Donald Jeffrey, 1904-
  • Hill, T. Arnold (Thomas Arnold), 1888-1947.
  • Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
  • Horne, Frank.
  • Hurston, Zora Neale.
  • Johnson, Georgia Douglas, 1886-1966.
  • Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991.
  • Jones, Eugene Kinckle, 1885-1954.
  • Lewis, Theophilus, 1891-1974.
  • Locke, Alain, 1885-1954.
  • Matheus, John Frederick, 1887-1983.
  • Morse, George Chester.
  • Peterkin, Julia, 1880-1961.
  • Pickens, William, 1881-1954.
  • Reid, Ira De Augustine, 1901-1968.
  • Reuter, Edward Byron, 1880-1946.
  • Root, E. Merrill (Edward Merrill), 1895-1973.
  • Scarborough, Dorothy, 1878-1935.
  • Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938.
  • Schuyler, George S. (George Samuel), 1895-1977.
  • Silvera, Edward, 1906-1937.
  • Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975.
  • Underwood, Edna Worthley, 1873-1961.
  • Young, Nathan B., 1862-1933.
Description
164, [2] pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles; 31 cm
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2021-2024).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Inscriptions (Provenance)
Additional Formats (note)
  • Also available on microfilm, Schomburg Center's researchers restricted to the microform copy in Sc Micro R-4780, no. 9.
Contents
  • Foreword / L. Hollingsworth Wood -- Introduction / Charles S. Johnson -- Jumby, a story / Arthur Huff Fauset -- On the road one day, Lord / Paul Green -- Dusk, a poem / Mae V. Cowdery -- Divine afflatus, a poem / Jessie Fauset -- General drums, a story / John Matheus -- Gullah / Julia Peterkin -- Requiem, a poem / Georgia Douglas Johnson -- Foreclosure, a poem / Sterling A. Brown -- Dreamer, a poem / Langston Hughes -- The dunes, a poem / E. Merrill Root -- Eighteenth Street, an anthology in color / Nathan Ben Young -- John Henry, a Negro legend / Guy B. Johnson -- Things said when he was gone, a poem / Blanche Taylor Dickinson -- April is on the way, a poem / Alice Dunbar Nelson -- The first one, a play in one act / Zora Neale Hurston -- This place, a poem / Donald Jeffrey Hayes -- Three poems / Countee Cullen -- New light on an old song / Dorothy Scarborough -- La perla negra / Edna Worthley Underwood -- The Negro of the jazz band / translated from the Spanish of Jose M. Salaverria by Dorothy Peterson -- Idolatry, a poem / Arna Bontemps -- To Clarissa Scott Delany, a poem / Angelina W. Grimke -- Juan Latino, magister Latinus / Arthur A. Schomburg -- And one shall live in two, a poem / Jonathan H. Brooks -- A poem / Phillis Wheatley -- The runaway slave at Pilgrim's Point / Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- The natural history of race prejudice / Ellsworth Faris -- Facsimiles of original manuscripts by Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Sybil warns her sister, a poem / Anne Spencer -- Some observations on the American race problem / Eugene Kinckle Jones -- Arabesque, a poem / Frank Horne --
  • Phantom color line / T. Arnold Hill -- The changing status of the mulatto / E.B. Reuter -- Suffrage / William Pickens -- Consecration, a poem / Lois Augusta Cuglar -- Undergraduate verse, Fiske University -- Our little renaissance / Alain Locke -- My heart has known its winter, a poem / Arna Bontemps -- Racial self-expression / E. Franklin Frazier -- Our greatest gifts to America / George S. Schuyler -- Effigy, a poem / Lewis Alexander -- The Negro actor's deficit / Theophilus Lewis -- Two poems / Edward S. Silvera -- Duncancon / W.P. Dabney -- Youth, a poem / Frank Horne -- The prospects of a black bourgeoisie / Abram Harris -- To a young poet, a poem / George Chester Morse -- A page of undergraduate verse, Shaw University, Lincoln University, Tougaloo College, Howard University -- Verisimilitude, a story / John P. Davis -- Mrs. Bailey pays the rent / Ira DeA. Reid -- A sonnet to a Negro in Harlem, a poem / Helene Johson -- Tokens, a story / Gwendolyn Bennett -- A page of undergraduate verse, Tougaloo College, Cleveland College of Western Reserve University -- The return, a poem / Arna Bontemps -- I / Brenda Ray Moryck -- A glorious company / Allison Davis -- A student I know, a poem / Jonathan H. Brooks -- And I passed by / Joseph Maree Andrew -- Who's who.
Call Number
Sc Rare 810.8-J (Johnson, C. Ebony and topaz)
LCCN
28003956
OCLC
1177914
Title
Ebony and topaz : a collectanea / edited by Charles S. Johnson.
Publisher
New York : Published by Opportunity, Journal of Negro Life : National Urban League, [1927]
Copyright Date
©1927.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Additional Formats
Also available on microfilm, Schomburg Center's researchers restricted to the microform copy in Sc Micro R-4780, no. 9.
Local Note
The Schomburg Center's Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Book Division has three copies of this book. Copy 2 in Sc Rare 810.8-J (Johnson, C. Ebony, and topaz) (no accession #) includes a manuscript inscription in black ink by Arthur A. Schomburg. It's a post-Lawrence Reddick addition to the collection that was part of the JBH General Research & Reference collection in Sc+ 810.8-J (Johnson, C. Ebony, and topaz), transferred to the Schomburg Center Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Book Division in Sc Rare 810.8-J (Johnson, C. Ebony, and topaz) August 25, 2023. The copy in Sc Rare+ F 82-72 ) (no accession #) is also a post-Lawrence Reddick addition to the collection, and contains an inscription from former owner: "To Sallis & Ernst from Gladys and [L/T]yna, Christmas 1927."
Also available on microfilm in: Sc Micro R-4780, no. 9.
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Local Subject
Black author.
Place of Publication
United States New York (State) New York.
Added Author
Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956, editor.
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906.
Peterson, Dorothy, 1897-1979.
Salaverría, José María, 1873-1940.
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1873-1956.
Wheatley Peters, Phillis, 1753-1784
Alexander, Lewis, 1900-1945. Effigy.
Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973. Idolatry.
Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973. My heart has known its winter.
Brooks, Jonathan Henderson, 1905-1945. And one shall live in two.
Brown, Sterling A., 1901-1989. Foreclosure.
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861. Runaway slave at Pilgrim's Point.
Cowdery, Mae V. (Mae Virginia), approximately 1909-1953. Dusk.
Cuglar, Lois Augusta. Consecration.
Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946. Song no gentleman would sing to any lady.
Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946. Self criticism.
Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946. Extenuation to certain critics.
Dabney, Wendell Phillips, 1865-1952. Duncanson.
Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973. Verisimilitude.
Dickinson, Blanche Taylor, 1896-1972. Things said when he was gone.
Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Moore, 1875-1935. April is on the way.
Faris, Ellsworth, 1874-1953. Natural history of race prejudice.
Fauset, Arthur Huff, 1899-1983. Jumby.
Fauset, Jessie Redmon. Divine afflatus.
Frazier, E. Franklin, 1894-1962. Racial self-expression.
Green, Paul, 1894-1981. On the road one day, lord.
Grimké, Angelina Weld, 1880-1958. To Clarissa Scott Delany.
Harris, Abram Lincoln, 1899-1963. Prospects of a black bourgeoisie.
Hayes, Donald Jeffrey, 1904- This place.
Hill, T. Arnold (Thomas Arnold), 1888-1947. Phantom color line.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Dreamer.
Horne, Frank. Arabesque.
Horne, Frank. Youth.
Hurston, Zora Neale. First one.
Johnson, Georgia Douglas, 1886-1966. Requiem.
Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991. John Henry, a Negro legend.
Jones, Eugene Kinckle, 1885-1954. Some observations on the American race problem.
Lewis, Theophilus, 1891-1974. Negro actor's deficit.
Locke, Alain, 1885-1954. Our little renaissance.
Matheus, John Frederick, 1887-1983. General drums.
Morse, George Chester. To a young poet.
Peterkin, Julia, 1880-1961. Gullah.
Pickens, William, 1881-1954. Suffrage.
Reid, Ira De Augustine, 1901-1968. Mrs. Bailey pays the rent.
Reuter, Edward Byron, 1880-1946. Changing status of the mulatto.
Root, E. Merrill (Edward Merrill), 1895-1973. Dunes.
Scarborough, Dorothy, 1878-1935. New light on an old song.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938. Juan Latino, magister Latinus.
Schuyler, George S. (George Samuel), 1895-1977. Our greatest gifts to America.
Silvera, Edward, 1906-1937. Unknown soldier.
Silvera, Edward, 1906-1937. Old maid.
Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975. Sybil warns her sister.
Underwood, Edna Worthley, 1873-1961. Perla negra.
Young, Nathan B., 1862-1933. Eighteenth street, an anthology in color.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner, inscriber.
Other Form:
Online version: Ebony and topaz. New York : Published by Opportunity, Journal of Negro Life : National Urban League, ©1927 (OCoLC)1394137125
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 810.8-J (Johnson, C. Ebony and topaz)
Sc Rare+ F 82-72
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