Item #023220 Black Souls. Annie Nathan Meyer.
Black Souls

Black Souls

New Bedfore, MA; (1932): Reynolds Press. First Edition. Small Octavo. Item #023220

99pp., with a foreword by John Haynes Holmes. In this play, the author presents the problem of the American negro emancipated into a society which will not receive him. The background of the play is the long struggle of the Negro up from slavery. The setting is the arrival of the Negro at the full dignity of manhood, and his claim for recognition. A near fine copy bound in green cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, previous owner's bookplate of Noel Sullivan, a concert singer and philanthropist who was also greatly interested in the welfare of Negroes and many became close personal friends. He supported Langston Hughes, Marian Anderson, William Lawrence and a young African American singer, Marcus Hall.

Price: $335.00

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