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Floyd, Silas Xavier (1869-1923) Floyd's flowers or duty and beauty for colored children

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06119 Author/Creator: Floyd, Silas Xavier (1869-1923) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Book Date: 1905 Pagination: 1 v. : 326 p. : ill. ; 20.7 x 14.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Full title as stated on title page is "Floyd's flowers or duty and beauty for colored children being one hundred short stories gleaned from the storehouse of human knowledge and experience." Published by Hertel, Jenkins & Co. Contains a stamp of Hudgins Publishing Company, Atlanta, Georgia. Floyd, an African American author, offers educational and moral lessons to children. Includes biographical sketches of historical figures such as Frederick Douglass. Contains illustrations throughout the text by John Henry Adams, an art professor at Morris-Brown College in Atlanta. Includes photographs of Floyd, Adams, and General Samuel C. Armstrong.

People: Adams, John Henry, fl. 1904-1915
Floyd, Silas Xavier, 1869-1923
Armstrong, Samuel Chapman, 1839-1893

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraMorality and EthicsEducationChildren and FamilyAfrican American HistoryBlack AuthorPhotography

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