Coles, Howard Wilson (1903-1996) Frederick Douglass monthly. [Vol. 1, no.1 (March 1948)]
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05822
Author/Creator: Coles, Howard Wilson (1903-1996)
Place Written: Rochester, New York
Date: March 1948
Pagination: 4 p. ; 28 x 21.6 cm.
Summary of Content: Published by Voice Publishing Co. Contains reprint of Douglass’s ”Men of Color, to Arms” from the 2 March 1863 printing: ”This is our golden opportunity. Let us accept it and forever wipe out the dark reproaches unsparingly hurled against us by our enemies.” Also includes a printing of a radio speech by Mrs. Howard W. Coles on Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony (originally delivered 3 November 1947). Includes an article on Abraham Lincoln, and a quiz on African American history. Stamped ”Sample.” On first page, contains a print of a photograph of Douglass.
People: Coles, Howard Wilson, 1903-1996., Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865., Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895., Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906.
Historical Era: 1945 to the Present
Keywords/Subjects: Education;, African American History;, African American Author;, Civil War;, Military History;, African American Troops;, Union Forces;, Woman Author;, Women’s History;, Reform Movement;, Suffrage;, President;
Sub Era: World War II
Background: Coles was an author, historian, and sociologist who focused his work on African Americans in Rochester and New York State. He wrote and published The Cradle of Freedom (1941), a scholarly history of African Americans in western New York.Order Image