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  • AN EARLY PORTRAIT OF BOOKER T. WASHINGTON From Up from Slavery: An Autobiography.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Thirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom: The Institution of Slavery as Seen on the Plantation and in the Home of the Planter.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From My Own Life Story.


  • [Frontispiece Image] J. W. HOLLEY, EVANGELIST From The Old Faithful Servant: Life History of J.W. Holley: Born and Reared a Slave: After Freedom Became a Worker in the Master's Vineyard.


  • [Title Page Image] From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • Alexander Walters [Frontispiece Image] From My Life and Work.


  • ALFRED W. NICHOLSON From Brief Sketch of the Life and Labors of Rev. Alexander Bettis. Also an Account of the Founding and Development of the Bettis Academy.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Battles and Victories of Allen Allensworth, A. M., Ph. D., Lieutenant-Colonel, Retired, U. S. Army.


  • BISHOP C. H. PHILLIPS, LL.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP ELIAS COTTRELL, D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP ISAAC LANE, LL.D. (At sixty years of age.) From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP J. A. BEEBE. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP L. A. HOLSEY D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP M. F. JAMISON, D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP N. C. CLEAVES, D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP R. A. CARTER, D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP R. S. WILLIAMS, D.D. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BISHOP W. H. MILES. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • BOOKER T. WASHINGTON AND HIS FAMILY. [Frontispiece Image] From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • By request of the family (of the decedent), Dr. Burton is performing an autopsy of the largest woman who lived in Springfield for years, at the time of her death weighing 500 pounds, December, 1909. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • C. H. RICHARDSON. T. L. JOHNSON. MRS. RICHARDSON. MRS. JOHNSON. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • C. T. TROWBRIDGE LIEUT. COL. 33D U.S.C.T. From Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the 33d United States Colored Troops Late 1st S. C. Volunteers.


  • CAPS AND BAGS MADE OF GRASS, AND AN IDOL GIVEN UP BY A CONVERT. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • CAPT. MIRON W. SAXTON CAPT. L. W. METCALF CAPT. A. W. JACKSON CORPORAL PETER WAGGALL From Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the 33d United States Colored Troops Late 1st S. C. Volunteers.


  • CHARLES R. DOUGLASS. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • CHARLES SUMNER. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • CHILDREN OF REV. M. L. LATTA. [2nd Frontispiece Image] From The History of My Life and Work. Autobiography by Rev. M. L. Latta, A.M., D.D.


  • CLARA NEIGHBOUR,Who gave her heart to Jesus when five years old. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • Courtesy of the New York Public Library SAMUEL CHAPMAN ARMSTRONG Founder of Hampton Institute From Up from Slavery: An Autobiography.


  • DAN A. RUDD. From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • DEACON ANDREW J. TABB 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.


  • DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS WHO HAVE INTRODUCED MR. WASHINGTON ON PUBLIC OCCASIONS. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • DR. BOOKER T. WASHINGTON WITH SCOTT BOND AND FAMILY AT THEIR HOME IN 1911. From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • DR. BOOKER T. WASHINGTON. From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • Dr. Carver is shown at work in his laboratory, extracting milk and various products from the peanut. From From Captivity to Fame or The Life of George Washington Carver.


  • DR. CHARLES T. WALKER AT THIRTY YEARS OF AGE. From Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City.


  • DR. CHARLES T. WALKER, 44 YEARS OF AGE. From Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City.


  • DR. H.R. HAWKINS, Xenia, Ohio,Post Graduate, Hahneman College, Philadelphia, Pa. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • DR. J. L. M. CURRY, WASHINGTON, D. C. [3rd Frontispiece Image] From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • DR. M. LAWRENCE TYREE 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.


  • DR. N. C. BRACKETT, MRS. LOUISE W. BRACKETT AND MRS. LAURA BRACKETT LIGHTNER, FOUNDERS OF STORER COLLEGE From Echoes from a Pioneer Life.


  • DR. SUSAN S. McKINNEY STEWARD From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • DR. THOMAS W. BURTON AND FAMILY. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • Dr. Thomas William Burton having the connubial knot tied, August 3, 1893, to Miss Hattie B. Taylor. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • DR. W. E. BURGHARDT DUBOIS. From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • ELDER E. M. MIX 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.


  • ELIZA SUGGS AND FOUR SISTERS, MRS. L. E. SELBY, MISS K. I. SUGGS, MRS. S. M. WILLIAMS, MRS. S. E. THOMPSON. From Shadow and Sunshine.


  • ELIZA SUGGS, AGE 16. From Shadow and Sunshine.


  • ELIZA SUGGS. [Frontispiece Image] From Shadow and Sunshine.


  • EMMETT J. SCOTT, Mr. Washington's Private Secretary. A BRILLIANT TRIO OF COLORED AMERICANS. ENTHUSIASTIC SUPPORTERS OF MR. WASHINGTON. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • [Emsworth Mission members] From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • FACULTY AND STUDENTS. From The History of My Life and Work. Autobiography by Rev. M. L. Latta, A.M., D.D.


  • FACULTY, TUSKEGEE NORMAL AND INDUSTRIAL INSTITUTE--88 OFFICERS AND TEACHERS. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • Fred. Douglass. [Frontispiece Image] From Frederick Douglass.


  • Frederick Douglass [Frontispiece Image] From Frederick Douglass The Colored Orator.


  • FREDERICK DOUGLASS MRS. F. E. W. HARPER BISHOP HOLLY [Frontispiece Image] From Men of Maryland.


  • FREDERICK DOUGLASS, JR. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • FREDERICK DOUGLASS. From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From The New Man: Twenty-Nine Years a Slave,Twenty-Nine Years a Free Man.


  • [Frontispiece Image] BISHOP ISAAC LANE, LL.D. (AT EIGHTY-TWO YEARS OF AGE) From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Life of George Henry. Together with a Brief History of the Colored People in America.


  • A group of members of the Carver School Farm Club, snapped as they paused a few minutes, while working on the Carver School Farm, Young, Miss.; (Route 1, Lumberton) Saturday, July 14, 1920. From From Captivity to Fame or The Life of George Washington Carver.


  • A Group of Members of the Ohio State Medical Association, in their Fifth Annual Session, Xenia, Ohio, June 9 and 10, 1909. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • A GROUP OF MR. WASHINGTON'S WARM FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • GROUP TAKEN AT THE ROYAL SAILORS' REST, DEVONPORT. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • HARRIET TUBMAN "General Moses" From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • HENRY C. DUGAS. FORMER SECRETARY OF DR. WALKER, NOW PERSONAL SECRETARY FOR GEORGE FOSTER PEABODY. From Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City.


  • THE HOME OF PHARAOH CHESNEY From Last of the Pioneers: Or, Old Times in East Tenn., Being the Life and Reminiscences of Pharaoh Jackson Chesney (Aged 120 Years).


  • HON. FREDERICK DOUGLASS From The History of My Life and Work. Autobiography by Rev. M. L. Latta, A.M., D.D.


  • HON. FREDERICK DOUGLASS. [2nd Frontispiece Image] From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • HON. JOHN M. HARLAN, Associate Justice U. S. Supreme Court. Justice Harlan dissented from his colleagues in the Civil Rights Bill decision, by upholding its constitutionality. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • HON. MAHLON VAN HORNE 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.


  • HON. P. B. S. PINCHBACK OF LOUISIANA Lieutenant-Governor 1871-72, and afterward Congressman BLANCHE K. BRUCE OF MISSISSIPPI Who was born a slave, but was the first Negro to become a member of the United States Senate MAJOR JOHN R. LYNCH, U. S. A. Who served as a member of Congress from Mississippi CHARLES BANKS "He has taught me the value of common-sense in dealing with conditions as they exist in the South" From My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience.


  • [Prof. J. C. Webster.] From Last of the Pioneers: Or, Old Times in East Tenn., Being the Life and Reminiscences of Pharaoh Jackson Chesney (Aged 120 Years).


  • [Inserted card between pages 16 and 17] THE MARYLAND HOME FOR FRIENDLESS COL. CHILDREN. "PURE Religion and undefiled before God and the Father, is this To visit the Fatherless and Widows, in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world." -- ST. JAMES, i, 27. From Richard Allen and Absalom Jones, by the Rev. George F. Bragg, in Honor of the Centennial of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Which Occurs in the Year 1916.


  • ISAAC B. F. MOORE. [Frontispiece Image] From Reminiscences of Isaac and Sukey, Slaves of B. F. Moore, of Raleigh, N.C.


  • Isaac Mason. [Frontispiece Image] From Life of Isaac Mason as a Slave.


  • JAMES A. GARFIELD. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • JAMES AND ERNEST,Grandson and Son of Mr. C. Edwards, Manager of The Soldiers From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • JARED'S MOTHER, MRS. HANNAH FRANCES STEPHENSON ARTER From Echoes from a Pioneer Life.


  • JOHN JASPER From John Jasper: The Unmatched Negro Philosopher and Preacher.


  • JOHN SMITH, FATHER OF MRS. RAY, AT THE AGE OF NINETY-SEVEN. HE LIVED TO BE NEARLY ONE HUNDRED YEARS OLD. From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • Josiah Henson [Frontispiece Image] From Truth Stranger Than Fiction. Father Henson's Story of His Own Life.


  • LEILA AMOS PENDLETON [Frontispiece Image] From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • LEWIS H. DOUGLASS. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • LIEUT. ELI C. MERRIAM LIEUT. JOHN A. TROWBRIDGE LIEUT. JAMES M. THOMPSON LIEUT. JEROME T. FURMAN From Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the 33d United States Colored Troops Late 1st S. C. Volunteers.


  • LITTLE ETHEL. This is when we first became friends. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • M. ALONZO VAN HORNE, D. D. S. 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.


  • MADAM C. J. WALKER Founder of The Madam C. J. Walker Mfg. Co. From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MADAM EMMA AZALIA HACKLEY Noted Lyric Soprano From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MARGARET MURRAY WASHINGTON (Mrs. Booker T. Washington) Hon. President of the N. A. C. W. From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From Life of Mary F. McCray: Born and Raised a Slave in the State of Kentucky.


  • A MEETING OF THE NEGRO MINISTERS OF MACON COUNTY, ALABAMA From My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience.


  • MISS FLORENCE MITCHELL, SECRETARY, Louisville, Ky. From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • MISS HALLIE Q. BROWN Hon. President of the N. A. C. W. [Frontispiece Image] From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MISS LILLIAN SUSIE FITTS JETER 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.


  • MISS MARGUERITE ROBINSON. From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • MISS SUSAN ELIZABETH FRAZIER From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MOTHER OF MR. RAY AT SIXTY-SEVEN YEARS OF AGE. SHE LIVED TO BE NINETY-FIVE. From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • MR. AND MRS. L. P. RAY [Frontispiece Image] From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • MR. AND MRS. RAY'S MISSION IN KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • MR. ARMSTEAD HURLEY 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.


  • MR. BOOKER T. WASHINGTON. DR. BROOKS From The History of My Life and Work. Autobiography by Rev. M. L. Latta, A.M., D.D.


  • MR. FRANK TEVA CLARK. The first Student sent out from the Institute, fifteen years ago, he has laboured faithfully on the banks of Lake Entomba ever since. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • MR. H. B. MCPHERSON. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • MR. J. H. BIVANS, General Agent Latta University MR. D. R. DAVIS, Former Gen. Agt. Latta University. From The History of My Life and Work. Autobiography by Rev. M. L. Latta, A.M., D.D.


  • MR. RAY AT SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • MR. STEPHEN G. PAYNE 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.


  • MR. WASHINGTON AND TWO OF HIS DISTINGUISHED FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • MRS. AMANDA SMITH From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. ANNA ELIZABETH HUDLUN "Mother Hudlun" From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. CAROLINE S. A. HILL From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. CATHERINE A. DELANY From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. CHARLOTTA GORDON PYLES From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. DINAH COX From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. ELIZA ANNA CLARK (Eliza Anna Scroggins) From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. ELIZABETH WEST GROSS "Granny Gross" Aged 109 From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. F. E. W. HARPER From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. FANNIE JACKSON COPPIN From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • Mrs. FANNY JACKSON COPPIN [Frontispiece Image] From Reminiscences of School Life, and Hints on Teaching.


  • MRS. FRANCES ANN BOYCE LANE. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • MRS. FRANCES JANE BROWN At the Age of 70 Years At the Age of 94 Years From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. HANNAH McDONALD "Aunt Mac" From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. JANE ROBERTS Wife of the First President of Africa From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. JOSEPHINE ST. PIERRE RUFFIN Founder of Colored Women's Clubs From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. LAURA A. BROWN From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. LELIA WALTERS From My Life and Work.


  • MRS. LUCRETIA SIMPSON From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. M. E. TIMMONS AND DAUGHTER From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • MRS. M. K. SMITH, Teacher Latta University. DOROTHY FUNDERBURK, Secretary. From The History of My Life and Work. Autobiography by Rev. M. L. Latta, A.M., D.D.


  • MRS. MAGGIE WALL ARTER, WIFE OF REV. JARED M. ARTER, D. D. From Echoes from a Pioneer Life.


  • MRS. MAGNOLIA BOND. [2nd Frontispiece Image] From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • MRS. MALINDA SUGGS. From Shadow and Sunshine.


  • MRS. MARY ANN SHADD CARY From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. MARY B. TALBERT Hon. President of the N. A. C. W. From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. MARY ELIZABETH LONG SMITH LANE. From Autobiography of Bishop Isaac Lane, LL.D. with a Short History of the C.M.E. Church in America and of Methodism.


  • MRS. MATILDA J. DUNBAR Mother of Paul Lawrence Dunbar From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. OLIVIA DAVIDSON WASHINGTON. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • MRS. R. D. SPRAGUE, Daughter of Frederick Douglass. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • MRS. R. S. HIND SMITH. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • MRS. RUEY WITTEMAN, SUPERINTENDENT OLIVE BRANCH MISSION, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • MRS. S. ARTIMECO JOHNSON. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • MRS. SARAH G. JONES Present Poet Laureate Ohio Federation of Colored Women's Clubs From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. SARAH J. S. GARNET From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. SUSAN PAUL SMITH VASHON From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MRS. VICTORIA EARLE MATTHEWS From Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction.


  • MT. CANAAN CHURCH AND ITS OFFICIAL BOARD Rev. H. L. Ryans, Pastor From Brief Sketch of the Life and Labors of Rev. Alexander Bettis. Also an Account of the Founding and Development of the Bettis Academy.


  • NATIVE KING AND COUNCIL, HINTERLAND, SIERRA LEONE. From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • A NATIVE YOUTH OF MODERN AFRICA From A Narrative of the Negro.


  • A NEW PORTRAIT OF MR. WASHINGTON "When I had something to say about white people I said it to white people; when I had something to say about coloured people I said it to coloured people." [Frontispiece Image] From My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience.


  • "NURSE EMMY" AND THE CHILD WHO LOVED HER From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • OFFICIAL BOARD OF JETER CHURCH From Brief Sketch of the Life and Labors of Rev. Alexander Bettis. Also an Account of the Founding and Development of the Bettis Academy.


  • OFFICIAL BOARD OF PLEASANT GROVE CHURCH From Brief Sketch of the Life and Labors of Rev. Alexander Bettis. Also an Account of the Founding and Development of the Bettis Academy.


  • OFFICIAL BOARD OF SHAW'S CREEK CHURCH From Brief Sketch of the Life and Labors of Rev. Alexander Bettis. Also an Account of the Founding and Development of the Bettis Academy.


  • ORPHANAGE BAND, LATTA UNIVERSITY. From The History of My Life and Work. Autobiography by Rev. M. L. Latta, A.M., D.D.


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


  • PASTOR HENRY N. JETER (Installed Pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in 1875.) 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.


  • POLICE ORPHANAGE, REDHILL, SURREY. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • POLICE ORPHANAGE, REDHILL, SURREY. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT. REV. M. L. LATTA. WILLIAM MCKINLEY, Ex-President. GROVER CLEVELAND, Ex-President. REV. M. L. LATTA AND THREE OF HIS ADMIRABLE PRESIDENTS. From The History of My Life and Work. Autobiography by Rev. M. L. Latta, A.M., D.D.


  • PROF. C. L. REASON HON. E. D. BASSETT PROF. ROBT. CAMPBELL MARTHA F. MINTON PROF. OCTAVIUS V. CATTO PROF. JACOB C. WHITE, JR. R. E. DER. VENNING From Reminiscences of School Life, and Hints on Teaching.


  • PROFESSOR E. W. CURRY, The Negro Orator and Educator, Founder and President of the Curry School, Urbana, Ohio. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • REV. JAMES SUGGS From Shadow and Sunshine.


  • REV W. H. ROBINSON AND DAUGHTER, MARGUERITE. From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • REV. ANANIAS BROWN 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.


  • REV. BREWER G. BOARDMAN 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.


  • REV. BYRON GUNNER 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.


  • REV. C. H. PORTER, JR. 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.


  • REV. CHARLES H. WITTEMAN From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • REV. CHARLES T. WALKER AT FORTY YEARS OF AGE. From Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City.


  • REV. CHARLES T. WALKER AT TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE. From Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City.


  • REV. CHARLES T. WALKER, ON HIS RETURN FROM HIS TRIP TO THE HOLY LAND, AGE THIRTY-THREE YEARS. From Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City.


  • REV. E. H. PORTER 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.


  • REV. H. M. STONE 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.


  • REV. HENRY M. KING 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.


  • REV. JARED M. ARTER AND MRS. EMILY CARTER ARTER (MARRIED JUNE 3, 1890), CHARLES OLIVER, ROSE ELIZABETH AND JARED MAURICE ARTER, JR. From Echoes from a Pioneer Life.


  • REV. JARED M. ARTER, INSTRUCTOR IN VIRGINIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY AND VOLLEGE, LYNCHBURG, VA., JAN. 1, 1895 TO SEPT. 1, 1898. From Echoes from a Pioneer Life.


  • REV. JARED M. ARTER, PH. B., D. D., PRESIDENT WEST VA. INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL, THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY AND COLLEGE, AND PRINCIPAL HILL TOP GRADED SCHOOL, FROM SEPT. 1, 1908, TO JUNE 15, 1915. From Echoes from a Pioneer Life.


  • REV. JORDAN W. EARLY [Frontispiece Image] From Life and Labors of Rev. Jordan W. Early, One of the Pioneers of African Methodism in the West and South.


  • REV. M. L. LATTA AND WIFE. [1st Frontispiece Image] From The History of My Life and Work. Autobiography by Rev. M. L. Latta, A.M., D.D.


  • REV. M. L. LATTA WHEN HE FIRST COMMENCED TO BUILD LATTA UNIVERSITY. From The History of My Life and Work. Autobiography by Rev. M. L. Latta, A.M., D.D.


  • Rev. R. L. Stewart.THE TRAINING AND INDUSTRIAL MISSION SCHOOL, MONROVIA, LIBERIA, WEST COAST OF AFRICA, Founded December, 1892. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • REV. RILEY VERNON. PASTOR A. M. E. CHURCH, VERONIA, OREGON From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • REV. ROBERT ANDERSON and FAMILY. [Frontispiece Image] From The Anderson Surpriser. Written After He Was Seventy-Five Years of Age. The Author Was Born in Liberty County, Ga., on the 22d Day of February, in the Year of Our Lord, 1819, and United with the Methodist Episcopal Church in the Year 1839. This Book Contains an Account of His Florida and Northern Trip, Written by Himself, Giving Much Valuable Information of the People Among Whom He Had Been Several Months.


  • [2nd Frontispiece Image] REV. ROBERT ANDERSON AND FAMILY. From The Life of Rev. Robert Anderson. Born the 22d Day of February, in the Year of Our Lord 1819, and Joined the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1839. This Book Shall Be Called The Young Men's Guide, Or, the Brother in White.


  • REV. T. J. BELL, SECRETARY COLORED Y. M. C. A., NEW YORK CITY. From Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City.


  • REV. W. H. ROBINSON, AUTHOR. From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • REV. WALTER C. COLES, DECEASED EX-SECRETARY OF COLORED Y. M. C. A., NEW YORK CITY, N. Y. From Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City.


  • REV. WALTER H. BROOKS, D. D. 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.


  • REV. WARREN RANDOLPH, D. D. 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.


  • REV. WM. MACK LEE Still Residing in the South [2nd 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.


  • ROSCOE C. JAMISON. From Autobiography and Work of Bishop M. F. Jamison, D.D. ("Uncle Joe") Editor, Publisher, and Church Extension Secretary; a Narration of His Whole Career from the Cradle to the Bishopric of the Colored M. E. Church in America.


  • RUFUS HERRON OF CAMP HILL, ALA. "If there is a white man, North or South, that has more love for his community or his country than Rufus Herron, it has not been my good fortune to meet him" MAJOR ROBERT RUSSA MOTON "It has been through contact with men like Major Moton that I have received a kind of education no books could impart" PROFESSOR GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER "One of the most thoroughly scientific men of the Negro race" BISHOP GEORGE W. CLINTON "He is the kind of man who wins everywhere confidence and respect" From My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience.


  • RUTHERFORD B. HAYES. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • S . J. RICHARDSON, Editor Bedford, Ind., Enterprise, who has given valuable assistance and friendship to the author. From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • SAMUEL HALL. [Frontispiece Image] From Samuel Hall, 47 Years a Slave; A Brief Story of His Life Before and After Freedom Came to Him.


  • SCHOOL IN KANSAS CITY FOR COLORED CHILDREN. MRS. LIZZIE BULLETT, TEACHER. From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • SCOTT BOND AT 40. [1st Frontispiece Image] From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • SCOTT BOND. From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • SERGEANT B. F MORRELL, U. S. A. 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.


  • Shepard L. Harris. John W. Robinson. Jas. N. Calloway. Allen L. Burks. The party that went to Africa in the employ of the German Government to teach cotton raising in the German colony of Toga. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


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


  • SOLDIERS' HOME, WINCHESTER. CHILDREN OF THE INFANT CLASS. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • A speaking likeness of Peter Bruner as he appeared to the students of Miami University where he served as janitor for many changing and interesting years. From A Slave's Adventures Toward Freedom. Not Fiction, but the True Story of a Struggle.


  • STEPHEN D. LEE. Commander-in-Chief Confederate Veterans. From From Log Cabin to the Pulpit, or, Fifteen Years in Slavery.


  • Susie King Taylor [Frontispiece Image] From Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the 33d United States Colored Troops Late 1st S. C. Volunteers.


  • "THE CEDARS" SCOTT BOND'S HOME AT MADISON, ARK. From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • THE COLORED W. C. T. U. OF SEATTLE, WASHINGTON. MRS. L. P. RAY (FOURTH FROM LEFT IN CENTER ROW) WAS FOR MANY YEARS THE PRESIDENT From Twice Sold, Twice Ransomed: Autobiography of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Ray.


  • THE HAMMETT AND FITTS FAMILIES True friends of Shiloh. 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.


  • THE JETER FAMILY 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.


  • THE LATE MRS. E. E. STROUD SMITH. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • THE REV. C. H. SPURGEON. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • THEOPHILUS BOND. From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • This group is composed of representatives of progressive farmers from various states, attending the Annual Negro Farmers' Conference at Tuskegee Institute, December 1928. Certificate of Merit Men are: Left to Right, J. S. Seale, Philadelphia, Mississippi; Chris Oliver and wife, Snowdown, Ala.; P. L. Anderson, Boley, Okla.; John C. Claybrooks, Simsboro, Ark. From From Captivity to Fame or The Life of George Washington Carver.


  • This picture shows Dr. Carver, actively engaged at work in his laboratory, which is one of the best equipped laboratories in the country. From From Captivity to Fame or The Life of George Washington Carver.


  • This shows Dr. Carver as he appeared while on one of his paintings, one of his pastime side lines. From From Captivity to Fame or The Life of George Washington Carver.


  • Thomas presiding over the Ohio State Association of Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, and Pharmacists, Columbus, Ohio, May, 1906. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • U. S. GRANT. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • ULYSSES S. BOND. From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • W. S. SCARBOROUGH. From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • WACO (KY.) SCHOOL. Taught by Thomas, 1885 and 1886. From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From From Slavery to a Bishopric, or, The Life of Bishop Walter Hawkins of the British Methodist Episcopal Church Canada.


  • WARREN LOGAN, Treasurer. TEACHERS AT TUSKEGEE INSTITUTE. From An Autobiography: The Story of My Life and Work.


  • WAVERLY T. BOND. From From Slavery to Wealth. The Life of Scott Bond. The Rewards of Honesty, Industry, Economy and Perseverance.


  • WILLIE AND MARTIN HIND SMITH. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • WINCHESTER SOLDIERS' HOME TENT, BULFORD CAMP. From Twenty-Eight Years a Slave, or The Story of My Life in Three Continents.


  • Yes, this is milk and cream, and it is as good or better than cow's milk. This is the result of one of Dr. Carver's extractions from the common peanut. From From Captivity to Fame or The Life of George Washington Carver.


  • Yours truly, Jas. M. Gregory. [Frontispiece Image] From Frederick Douglass The Orator. Containing an Account of His Life; His Eminent Public Services; His Brilliant Career as Orator; Selections from His Speeches and Writings.


  • [Frontispiece Image] From What Experience Has Taught Me: An Autobiography of Thomas William Burton.