NEGRO FOLK LORE STORIES: What Aunt Dorcas told little Elsie…

NEGRO FOLK LORE STORIES: What Aunt Dorcas told little Elsie

Edition: First printing

Charlotte, North Carolina: Queen City Printing Company, 1923. Brown boads with pictorial cover label. pp (23). Illustrated. Small ink notation to lower inner corner of title page, else fine. Kindly old Aunt Dorcas, daughter of slaves, domestic servant, tells little white Miz Elsie bedtime stories in Negro dialect, while the white folk are dining. Quite a nice copy, and scarce. "Sallie Southall Cotten (1846-1929) was a writer, a women’s rights activist and a reformer. She was one of the founders of the North Carolina Federation of Women’s Clubs in 1902, and served as the federation’s president from 1912-1913. During her term as president, she was influential in achieving legislation which made women eligible for service on public school boards. Several Women’s Clubs in North Carolina offer scholarships in her name to North Carolina students. Cotten Residence Hall, first opened in 1922, is named in honor of Sallie Southall Cotton." - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF UNCG HISTORY; 12mo

Book ID: 52891
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