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  • "Fervently did I pray to Him as we trudged on cautiously and stealthily." To face p. 82. From An Autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson ("Uncle Tom"). From 1789 to 1881. With a Preface by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Introductory Notes by George Sturge, S. Morley, Esq., M. P., Wendell Phillips, and John G. Whittier. Edited by John Lobb, F.R.G.S. Revised and Enlarged.


  • "He's some crazy fellow," said a Colonel Warren, who happened to be there. To face p. 94. From An Autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson ("Uncle Tom"). From 1789 to 1881. With a Preface by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Introductory Notes by George Sturge, S. Morley, Esq., M. P., Wendell Phillips, and John G. Whittier. Edited by John Lobb, F.R.G.S. Revised and Enlarged.


  • "I stood and heard it. It touched my heart, and I cried out: 'I wonder if Jesus Christ died for me.' " To face p 30. From An Autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson ("Uncle Tom"). From 1789 to 1881. With a Preface by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Introductory Notes by George Sturge, S. Morley, Esq., M. P., Wendell Phillips, and John G. Whittier. Edited by John Lobb, F.R.G.S. Revised and Enlarged.


  • "O, Master, just buy my baby; all the rest are gone, and I will go anywhere, and do anything for you." To face p. 18. From An Autobiography of the Rev. Josiah Henson ("Uncle Tom"). From 1789 to 1881. With a Preface by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Introductory Notes by George Sturge, S. Morley, Esq., M. P., Wendell Phillips, and John G. Whittier. Edited by John Lobb, F.R.G.S. Revised and Enlarged.


  • 3 feet 1 inch long, 2 feet wide, 2 feet 6 inches high. From Narrative of Henry Box Brown, Who Escaped from Slavery, Enclosed in a Box 3 Feet Long and 2 Wide. Written from a Statement of Facts Made by Himself. With Remarks Upon the Remedy for Slavery. By Charles Stearns.


  • AFRICA From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • Africa for Jesus From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • [African sculpture] From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • ARCHY LOSES HIS BEST FRIEND, Page 21. From The White Slave; or, Memoirs of a Fugitive.


  • BIRTHPLACE OF SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH From Pastor Henry N. Jeter's Twenty-five Years Experience with the Shiloh Baptist Church and Her History. Corner School and Mary Streets, Newport, R. I.


  • BOOKER T. WASHINGTON REHEARSING HIS GRADUATING ORATION AT HAMPTON. HIS FIRST SPEECH. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • Broken Gloom. [1st Frontispiece Image] From Sketches of the History, Character, and Dying Testimony, of Beneficiaries of the Colored Home, in the City of New-York.


  • EMANCIPATION. Page 218 From The White Slave; or, Memoirs of a Fugitive.


  • EXPOUNDING THE CONSTITUTION. Page 402. From The White Slave; or, Memoirs of a Fugitive.


  • FORD OF THE RIVER JORDAN. From Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City.


  • A FREEHOLDERS' COURT. Page 197. From The White Slave; or, Memoirs of a Fugitive.


  • FRONT VIEW OF THE COLORED HOME. [2nd Frontispiece Image] From Sketches of the History, Character, and Dying Testimony, of Beneficiaries of the Colored Home, in the City of New-York.


  • Gang of Slaves preparing to be Sold in a Southern Market. From A Tribute for the Negro: Being a Vindication of the Moral, Intellectual, and Religious Capabilities of the Colored Portion of Mankind; with Particular Reference to the African Race.


  • GREAT HOUSE AT POPLAR FARM. From My Southern Home: or, The South and Its People.


  • [Human sacrifice] From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • "I MADE A DESPERATE EFFORT."--Page 44. From Autobiography of James L. Smith, Including, Also, Reminiscences of Slave Life, Recollections of the War, Education of Freedmen, Causes of the Exodus, etc.


  • Idol given up by a Convert. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • LAW AND ORDER. Page 239 From The White Slave; or, Memoirs of a Fugitive.


  • LITTLE BOOKER AND HIS MOTHER PRAYING TO BE DELIVERED FROM SLAVERY. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • LITTLE BOOKER STARTING FOR HAMPTON INSTITUTE. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • LITTLE BOOKER, A FAVORITE WITH HIS MASTER, IS ALLOWED TO PEEP INTO THE PARLOR OF THE "BIG HOUSE." From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • MARSHAL'S POSSE WITH BURNS MOVING DOWN STATE STREET.[Frontispiece Image] From Anthony Burns: A History.


  • MISSION HOUSE AT BAKANDU, WEST AFRICA. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • MISSION HOUSE AT VICTORIA. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • MISSION HOUSE, VICTORIA. From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • MR. WASHINGTON MAKING A SPEECH AT THE CHICAGO PEACH JUBILEE, OCT. 16, 1898. IN THE AUDITORIUM.--See page 224. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • MRS. PARTHENIA JONES (the mother of Bishop Heard) plowing "Old Selim" on the Plantation of Thomas Jones, in Elbert County, Ga., 1850. From From Slavery to the Bishopric in the A.M.E. Church. An Autobiography.


  • MY OLD CABIN HOME.--Page 98. From Autobiography of James L. Smith, Including, Also, Reminiscences of Slave Life, Recollections of the War, Education of Freedmen, Causes of the Exodus, etc.


  • OLD JAIL, FORMERLY AT THE CORNER OF SIXTH AND CHESTNUT STREETS, TO WHICH ARCHER WAS TAKEN.--Page 61. From The Story of Archer Alexander: From Slavery to Freedom, March 30, 1863.


  • OUR DESTINATION AND SPHERE. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • THE PASTORS' COLLEGE. From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • THE PASTORS' COLLEGE. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • PRESIDENT ELIOT CONFERRING HONORARY DEGREE UPON MR. WASHINGTON, AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY, JUNE 24, 1896. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • [Providence Baptist Church] From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • READING OF THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION. THE SMALL LAD WITH SLOUCH HAT AND STICK IN RIGHT HAND, IS BOOKER.--Text page 19. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • RECEPTION GIVEN BOOKER T. WASHINGTON, AFTER HIS RETURN FROM EUROPE, BY GOVERNOR G. W. ATKINSON, AT THE EXECUTIVE MANSION, CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • A Runaway Slave. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • Sale of Estates, Pictures, and Slaves in the Rotunda, New Orleans. From A Tribute for the Negro: Being a Vindication of the Moral, Intellectual, and Religious Capabilities of the Colored Portion of Mankind; with Particular Reference to the African Race.


  • [Shackles] From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • SHEEPFOLD. From Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City.


  • Slaves being sold at Public Auction. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • THE STEAMSHIP "KINSEMBO."* From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • [Steamship company advertisement] From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • THE GREAT SOUDAN. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • The Log Hut in Elbert County, Ga., on the Plantation of Thomas Jones, where Bishop Heard was born, June 25, 1850. [Frontispiece Image] From From Slavery to the Bishopric in the A.M.E. Church. An Autobiography.


  • THE SARATOGA STREET AFRICAN BAPTIST CHAPEL. The building, of which the above cut is an imperfect representation, fronts as above 100 feet on Saratoga street, and 46 feet on Calvert street. The house is of brick, and cost over $18,000.--(See page 45.) From A Narrative of the Life of Rev. Noah Davis, a Colored Man. Written by Himself, at the Age of Fifty-Four.


  • THE SUCCESSFUL MAN HUNT. Page 291. From The White Slave; or, Memoirs of a Fugitive.


  • "THIS FIRED MY AMBITION TO LEARN TO READ, AS NOTHING HAD DONE BEFORE." From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • Thomas L. Johnson From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • Thus God speaketh once, yea, twice, yet Man perceiveth it not. In a Dream in a Vision of the Night, when deep deep falleth upon Men, on slumbrings upon the Bed: Then he openeth the Ears of Men & sealeth their instruction. Job Ch. 33 Ver. 14, 15, 16 & 29 & 30. From The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself. Vol. I.


  • "TRAVELER" [1st Frontispiece Image] From History of the Life of Rev. Wm. Mack Lee: Body Servant of General Robert E. Lee Through the Civil War: Cook from 1861 to 1865.


  • TRAVELLING IN THE INTERIOR. From Africa for Christ. Twenty-Eight Years a Slave.


  • TRIAL OF AFFECTION. Page 65. From The White Slave; or, Memoirs of a Fugitive.


  • VIEW OF A TEMPLE. Erected by the Blacks of St. Domingo. TO COMMEMORATE THEIR EMANCIPATION From A Tribute for the Negro: Being a Vindication of the Moral, Intellectual, and Religious Capabilities of the Colored Portion of Mankind; with Particular Reference to the African Race.