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Virginia dreams : lyrics for the idle hour : tales of the time told in rhyme

Title
Virginia dreams : lyrics for the idle hour : tales of the time told in rhyme / Maggie Pogue Johnson.
Author
Johnson, Maggie Pogue.
Publication
[Virginia?] : [publisher not identified], [1910]

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TextUse in library Sc Rare 811-J (Johnson, M. P. Virginia dreams)Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Additional Authors
Leonard, John M., active 1910
Description
64 pages, [1] leaf of plates : portrait; 25 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Alternative Title
  • Lyrics for the idle hour
  • Tales of the time told in rhyme
Subjects
Note
  • "Copyright, 1910 by John M. Leonard. Published 1910."--verso of title page.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Available as part of The Digital Schomburg, a project providing electronic access to collections on the African Diaspora and Africa from The New York Public Library.
Source (note)
  • from Arthur A. Schomburg;
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
A dream -- When daddy cums from wuk -- I wish I was a grown up man -- The V.N. and C.I. -- Old man's soliloquy -- Krismas dinnah -- The negro has a chance -- De day befo' Thanksgibin' -- The story of Lovers Leap -- Why should the American Negro be proud? -- De Leap Yeah party -- What's mo' temptin' to de palate? -- Dat mule ob Brudder Wright's -- Sometimes -- To see ol' Booker T. -- Dedicated to Dr. W.H. Sheppard (the returned missionary, who spent twenty years in Africa) -- De wintah styles -- Ambition -- Christmas times -- De men folks ob today -- De people's literacy -- Superstitions -- Poet of our race (dedicated to the memory of Paul Laurence Dunbar) -- To Professor Byrd Prillerman (president of West Virginia Colored Institute) -- Sister Johnson's speech -- James Hugo Johnston -- The strawberry -- As we sow we shall reap -- What's de use ob wukin in the summer time at all -- The lost teddy bear -- Meal time -- Dedication day (read at the dedication of the new Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Staunton, Va.)
Call Number
Sc Rare 811-J (Johnson, M. P. Virginia dreams)
OCLC
  • 6108333
  • 6108333
  • NYPGR6108333-B
Author
Johnson, Maggie Pogue.
Title
Virginia dreams : lyrics for the idle hour : tales of the time told in rhyme / Maggie Pogue Johnson.
Publisher
[Virginia?] : [publisher not identified], [1910]
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Additional Formats
Available as part of The Digital Schomburg, a project providing electronic access to collections on the African Diaspora and Africa from The New York Public Library.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 811-J (accession no. B572206) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Source
Purchase; from Arthur A. Schomburg; 1926. Copy in Sc Rare 811-J (Johnson, M. P. Virginia dreams), Schomburg Center, Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books.
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Plain text PDF available via the African American Women Writers of the 19th Century Project
Full text available via HathiTrust (Emory University copy)
Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Leonard, John M., active 1910, copyright holder.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Lyrics for the idle hour
Tales of the time told in rhyme
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 811-J (Johnson, M. P. Virginia dreams)
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