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The Resource Selling Black history for Carter G. Woodson : a diary, 1930-1933, Lorenzo J. Greene ; edited, with an introduction, by Arvarh E. Strickland

Selling Black history for Carter G. Woodson : a diary, 1930-1933, Lorenzo J. Greene ; edited, with an introduction, by Arvarh E. Strickland

Label
Selling Black history for Carter G. Woodson : a diary, 1930-1933
Title
Selling Black history for Carter G. Woodson
Title remainder
a diary, 1930-1933
Statement of responsibility
Lorenzo J. Greene ; edited, with an introduction, by Arvarh E. Strickland
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In the summer of 1930, Lorenzo Johnston Greene, a graduate of Howard University and a doctoral candidate at Columbia University, became a book agent for the man with the undisputed title of "Father of Negro History," Carter G. Woodson. With little more than determination, Greene, along with four Howard University students, traveled throughout the South and Southeast selling books published by Woodson's Associated Publishers. Their dual purpose was to provide needed funds for the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to promote the study of African American history. Greene returned east by way of Chicago, and, for a time, he settled in Philadelphia, selling books there and in the nearby cities of Delaware and New Jersey. He left Philadelphia in 1931 to conduct a survey in Washington, D.C., of firms employing and not employing black workers
  • From 1930 until 1933, when Greene began teaching at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, Selling Black History for Carter G. Woodson provides a unique firsthand account of conditions in African American communities during the Great Depression. Greene describes in the diary, often in lyrical terms, the places and people he visited. He provides poignant descriptions of what was happening to black professional and business people, plus working-class people, along with details of high school facilities, churches, black business enterprises, housing, and general conditions in communities. Greene also gives revealing accounts of how the black colleges were faring in 1930
Action
digitized
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1899-1988
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greene, Lorenzo J.
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.97.W77
LC item number
G735 1996eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Strickland, Arvarh E
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Woodson, Carter Godwin
  • Greene, Lorenzo J.
  • African American historians
  • Historians
  • African Americans
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Greene, Lorenzo J.
  • Woodson, Carter Godwin
  • Woodson, Carter Godwin
  • Greene, Lorenzo Johnston
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • African American historians
  • African Americans
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Historians
  • United States
  • Boekhandel
  • Geschiedschrijving
Label
Selling Black history for Carter G. Woodson : a diary, 1930-1933, Lorenzo J. Greene ; edited, with an introduction, by Arvarh E. Strickland
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-406) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1027219045
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 428 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826274021
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1027219045
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Selling Black history for Carter G. Woodson : a diary, 1930-1933, Lorenzo J. Greene ; edited, with an introduction, by Arvarh E. Strickland
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-406) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1027219045
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 428 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826274021
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1027219045
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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