There was once a slave, 1947.

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Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1906-1977. There was once a slave, 1947.

There was once a slave, 1947.

Material relating to Du Bois's biography of Frederick Douglass including six notebooks containing holograph research notes; two marked sets of galley proofs signed Shirley Graham; typescript of approximately 200 various pages of the work, annotated with editor's marks, with title page reading, "The North Star: The Story of Frederick Douglass," and "The Unquenchable Flame: Frederick Douglass and His World" written in pencil in an unidentified hand, and signed Shirley Graham; typescript of approximately 525 pages, annotated with editors marks in an unidentified hand; and a TLS dated 1947 May 20, from Muriel Johnstone of Julian Messner, Inc., Publishers to Carl Van Vechten regarding the material.

0.8 linear ft. (2 boxes)

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Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

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Frederick Douglass, a former slave, was a noted lecturer, writer, abolitionist, and diplomat. From the description of Frederick Douglass letter to George W. Curtis, 1872 September 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50068315 Abolitionist, orator, journalist. From the description of Note, 1866 April 9. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29647750 From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to [P...

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1906-1977,

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Composer, vocalist, writer. From the description of There was once a slave, 1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83860466 From the description of There was once a slave, 1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152899 ...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...

Julian Messner, Inc.

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