The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861: A History of the Education of the Colored People of the United States from the Beginning of Slavery to the Civil War. Carter Godwin Woodson.

The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861: A History of the Education of the Colored People of the United States from the Beginning of Slavery to the Civil War

Second Edition. Very Good. Item #4754

Washington, D.C.: The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1919. Second Edition. Octavo; 454pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Dampstain tracing along entirety of bottom front and back edges, not involving text or interior, with some bumping to corners and spine ends. Opens easily to between a few gatherings, but bindingi is holding. Pastedowns spotted. Previous owner's name stamped on front endpapers and again on page 117, else pages unmarked.

The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History was founded in 1915 and continues to actively promote the study and appreciation of black culture. The association began promoting "Negro History Week" in 1925, which eventually became Black History Month. A very good copy of an early publication by the organization.

Price: $75.00