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Coles, Howard Wilson (1903-1996) Frederick Douglass monthly. [Vol. 1, no.1 (March 1948)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05822 Author/Creator: Coles, Howard Wilson (1903-1996) Place Written: Rochester, New York Type: Magazine 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.

Background Information: 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.See More

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

Subjects: EducationAfrican American HistoryAfrican American AuthorCivil WarMilitary HistoryAfrican American TroopsUnion ForcesWomen's HistoryReform MovementSuffragePresident

Sub Era: World War II

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