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Mossell, Gertrude Bustill (1855-1948) The Work of the Afro-American Woman

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09874 Author/Creator: Mossell, Gertrude Bustill (1855-1948) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Book Date: 1894 Pagination: 1 v. : 182 p. ; 16.8 x 14 cm.

One book entitled, "The Work of Afro-American Woman" by Gertrude Bustill Mossell dated 1894. The title page lists Mossell and Mrs. N.F. Mossell. The book is a collection of eight essays and seventeen poems concerning African American women in a number of fields. The titles of the essays are; The Work of the Afro-American Woman, A Sketch of Afro-American Literature, The Afro-American Woman in Verse, Our Women in Journalism, Our Afro-American Representatives at the World's Fair, The Opposite Point of View, A Lofty Study, and Caste in Universities, The poems are titled; Two Questions, Love's Promptings, Good Night, Life, My Babes that Never Grow Old, Earth's Sorrows, Query and Answer, Words, Tell the North that We are Rising, The Martyrs of To-day, A Greeting Song to Our Brothers in Africa, Child of the Southland, Why Baby was Named Chris, Only, Beautiful Things, Three Hours, and The Story of a Life.

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