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Sparkling gems of race knowledge worth reading : a compendium of valuable information and wise suggestions that will inspire noble effort at the hands of every race-loving man, woman, and child

Title
Sparkling gems of race knowledge worth reading : a compendium of valuable information and wise suggestions that will inspire noble effort at the hands of every race-loving man, woman, and child / Compiled and arranged by James T. Haley.
Author
Haley, James T.
Publication
  • Nashville, Tenn. : J.T. Haley & Company, publishers, 1897.
  • ©1897.

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TextRestricted use Sc Rare 309.173-H (Haley, J. T. Sparkling gems of race knowledge)Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Additional Authors
J.T. Haley & Co., publisher.
Description
200 pages : illustrations, portraits; 20 cm
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Note
  • "Copyright, 1897, by J.T. Haley & Company"--verso of title page.
Provenance (note)
  • with presentation sheet inscribed: in ink "[presented to] William Tompkins, Troy, Ala. [by] His Wife Nettie Lee Tompkins, Troy, Ala., June 22, 1904." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
The need of new ideas and new aims for a new era: The status of the family ; The conditions of labor ; Higher plane of morality -- Laying the corner stone -- The Tennessee Centennial: Negro building ; History and old relics ; Department of Arts ; Mines and minerals ; Department of Dentistry ; The Woman's Board -- Cotton States Industrial Exposition -- The need of the hour -- Unity -- Negro Business Association -- Negro banks -- Negro wealth by states -- Negro school-teachers -- How to teach obedience -- Mrs. Georgia Gordon Taylor -- Hints for our girls -- What negro women are doing -- What race newspapers have done -- Race evils -- Two cultured races -- The new colored woman -- Have courage -- The South given the preference -- Three great Negroes -- Pointed paragraphs from race newspapers -- Madam Sissiretta Jones -- Miss Hallie Q. Brown -- Miss Henrietta Vinton Davis: Indorsement ; To Henrietta Vinton Davis -- Rich thoughts from great race thinkers -- The colored physician in the South -- The first colored specialist -- Especial Company -- The sphere of woman -- The mourning preacher -- Our greatest drawback -- The race problem -- Mother's treasures -- Gen. Antonio Maceo -- Married life: its joys and sorrows -- Intemperance -- Race name, what shall it be? -- The nation's duty to the Negro: The Negro as a slave ; The Negro as a common laborer ; The Negro as a soldier ; The Negro as a citizen ; The Negro as as Southerner ; The Negro in politics -- Facts for colored people -- Dr. William Key -- Jim Key -- A soul at auction.
Call Number
Sc Rare 309.173-H (Haley, J. T. Sparkling gems of race knowledge)
LCCN
12004235
OCLC
  • 4698816
  • 4698816
Author
Haley, James T., compiler.
Title
Sparkling gems of race knowledge worth reading : a compendium of valuable information and wise suggestions that will inspire noble effort at the hands of every race-loving man, woman, and child / Compiled and arranged by James T. Haley.
Publisher
Nashville, Tenn. : J.T. Haley & Company, publishers, 1897.
Copyright Date
©1897.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Summary
James T. Haley's purpose in conceiving this book was to instigate a "moral revolution" within the black community. By recounting the stories of numerous, successful blacks, Haley hoped to inspire African Americans to adopt the "the qualities of thrift, order, virtue, and manliness."
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 309.173-H (accession no. B527338) with presentation sheet inscribed: in ink "[presented to] William Tompkins, Troy, Ala. [by] His Wife Nettie Lee Tompkins, Troy, Ala., June 22, 1904." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
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Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
J.T. Haley & Co., publisher.
Tompkins, William (of Troy, Ala.), former owner.
Tompkins, Nettie Lee (of Troy, Ala.), inscriber.
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 309.173-H (Haley, J. T. Sparkling gems of race knowledge)
Sc Rare D 17-3
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