[Black Americana/Black History] About 33 Items. Provenance: Howard Wolverton collection of Black Americana.
++ [Postcard] The Carlisle Indian Band, Long Branch, N. J. Balt: Ottenheimer, [postmarked 1907]. Very good. ++ [Albumen cabinet card] How Biddy Served the tomatoes undressed. Expected yellowing, mount toned and lightly worn. ++ THE OUTLOOK. 1 issue (Jan. 30, 1904). Includes “The Gain in the Life of Negro Women” by Mrs. Booker T. Washington [Margaret Washington], pp271-274, preceded by an article offering an opposing view (The Negro Women: Social and Moral Decadence,” by Eleanor Tayleur). Articles by others on a Supreme Court ruling related to exclusion of Blacks from eligibility for jury duty and education of blacks (pp245-247). Orig wraps toned and lightly foxed, very good. ++ THE INDEPENDENT: A Weekly Magazine. 1 issue (June 29, 1905). ++ CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF BRIDGE STREET A. W. M. E. CHURCH BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. Issused for Feb. 3-10, 1918. Illustrations mostly of members of the black church. Wraps have chipping to margins, occasional chip to pages. ++ A. P. A. MANUAL. A Complete Expose of the Principles and Objects of the American Protective Association. With a vivid description of Romanism as it is to-day. Toledo American Print, 1894. Wraps separated with minor losses. Leaves brittle with edge chipping. ++ THE SONG SOUVENIR OF OLD WAR SONGS AND G. A. R. AND PATRIOTIC SONGS IS PRESENTED TO THE GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC… (nd). [Most ads are for businesses in Paterson and other towns in New Jersey, some New York state. Lower portion of 2nd to last page “For any patriotic Songs or Literature… The Acme Haversack, Syracuse, N. Y.” Inside of rear wrap has an ad for Jermyn Coal, Telephone 221.] Wraps separated with losses, some tearing to leaves. ++ About 26 other items: Pamphlets, advertisements, but also clipped illustrations, magazine illustrations, etc.
++ 16mo-4to. Softcover or unbound. Sold with all faults.