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Twentieth century Negro literature or a cyclopedia of thought on the vital topics relating to the American Negro : by one hundred of America's greatest Negroes

Title
Twentieth century Negro literature or a cyclopedia of thought on the vital topics relating to the American Negro : by one hundred of America's greatest Negroes / edited and arranged by D.W. Culp, A.M., M.D. an author and lecturer, etc. ; copiously illustrated with one hundred fine photo engravings.
Author
Culp, Daniel Wallace
Publication
  • Philadelphia, Pa. : Premier Publishing Co., [1902]
  • ©1902

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Additional Authors
  • Premier Publishing Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.), publisher.
  • J. L. Nichols & Co., copyright holder.
Description
472 pages, [198] pages of plates : portraits; 23 cm
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Alternative Title
Cyclopedia of thought on the vital topics relating to the American Negro
Subjects
Note
  • A concurrent edition was published by J.L. Nichols & Co. at Toronto, Can., Naperville, Ill. and Atlanta, Ga.
  • "Copyright 1902 by J.L. Nichols & Co. All rights reserved. Sold only on subscription through our authorized agents and not the be had in bookstores. Any one desiring a copy should address the publishers."--verso of title page.
  • With a frontispiece portrait of the author, Dr. Daniel Wallace Culp.
  • "Alphabetical list of writers and illustrations."--pages 10-12.
  • "The following topics are discussed in this book by one hundred writers."--caption at head of table of contents, page [13], each "topic" has several responses from different writers (i.e. "Will the education of the Negro solve the race problem? By Booker T. Washington", pages 142-153; "The Negro as a farmer, by Prof. George W. Carver", pages 388-394.)
  • Each leaf (i.e. [2] pages of plates) has a portrait on the recto and biographical information on the verso. The frontispiece portrait of the author lacks biographical information on the verso (the verso is blank); however, a biography of the author by Walter I. Lewis is on pages [15]-[16].
Provenance (note)
  • is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
topic 1. Did the American Negro make, in the nineteenth century, achievements along the lines of wealth, morality, education, etc., commensurate with his opportunities? If so, what achievements did he make? -- topic 2. Will it be possible for the Negro to attain, in this country, unto the American type of civilization? -- topic 3. How can the friendly relations now existing between the two races in the South be strengthened and maintained? -- topic 4. Should the Negro be given an education different from that given to the white? -- topic 5. Should the ignorant and non-property holding Negro be allowed to vote? -- topic 6. Is the criminal Negro justly dealt with in the courts of the South? -- topic 7. To what extent is the Negro pulpit uplifting the race? -- topic 8. Is it time for the Negro colleges in the South to be put into the hands of Negro teachers? -- topic 9. Will the education of the Negro solve the race problem? -- topic 10. What role is the educated Negro woman to play in the uplifting of her race? -- topic 11. How can the Negroes be induced to rally more to Negro business enterprises and to their professional men? -- topic 12. What are the causes of the great mortality among the Negroes in the cities of the South and how is that mortality to be lessened? -- topic 13. What should be the Negro's attitude in politics? -- topic 14. Is the Negro as morally depraved as he is reputed to be? -- topic 15. Is the young Negro an improvement morally on his father? -- topic 16. The Negro as a writer -- topic 17. Did the American Negro prove, in the nineteenth century, that he is intellectually equal to the white man? -- topic 18. what progress did the American white man make in the nineteenth century along the line of conceding to the Negro his religious, political and civil rights? -- topic 19. The Negro as a laborer -- topic 20. The Negro as a Christian -- topic 21. Does the North afford to the Negro better opportunities of making a living than the South? -- topic 22. What is the Negro teacher doing to in the matter of uplifting his race? -- topic 23. Is the Negro newspaper an important factor in the elevation of the Negro? -- topic 24. Are other than Baptist and Methodist churches adapted to the present Negro? -- topic 25. The Negro as a business man -- topic 26. The Negro as a farmer -- topic 27. The Negro as an inventor -- topic 28. What the omen? -- topic 29. Why the Negro race survives -- topic 30. The signs of a brighter future for the American Negro -- topic 31. Negro criminality -- topic 32. The American Negro's opportunities in Africa -- topic 33. The Negro and education -- topic 34. A Negro in it -- topic 35. The Negro's adversities help him -- topic 36. The American Negro and his possibilities -- topic 37. Important lessons from the awful tragedy -- topic 38. How to help the Negro to help himself.
Call Number
Sc Rare 309.173-C (Culp, D. W. Twentieth century Negro literature)
OCLC
  • 1142134520
  • 1142134520
Author
Culp, Daniel Wallace, editor.
Title
Twentieth century Negro literature or a cyclopedia of thought on the vital topics relating to the American Negro : by one hundred of America's greatest Negroes / edited and arranged by D.W. Culp, A.M., M.D. an author and lecturer, etc. ; copiously illustrated with one hundred fine photo engravings.
Publisher
Philadelphia, Pa. : Premier Publishing Co., [1902]
Copyright Date
©1902
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare 309.173-C (accession no. B593804) is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
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Premier Publishing Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.), publisher.
J. L. Nichols & Co., copyright holder.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Cyclopedia of thought on the vital topics relating to the American Negro
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare 309.173-C (Culp, D. W. Twentieth century Negro literature)
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