A Southern Negro Sermon. Archie Wallace Hill.
A Southern Negro Sermon

A Southern Negro Sermon

Summerville, Ga. Summerville News Company, 1923. First Edition. Small Octavo. Item #026173

23 pages. The only reported copy is in the Special Collections of the University of Georgia Library. The White Southerner in the early 20th Century took to mocking the dialect of the African American. Since the supposed minister served in World War I where blacks were generally given the lowest jobs, he writes: "When I wuz a Chapter [Chaplain] in de main wing ov de culde Army....Fur days .... at dem Balloon Wods flights..de Kiser's bullets wuz singin lak bees....big black mens crap shootin, playin skin, eatin sumbody's watermillons....an her moonshin....On page 20 for instance, he announces De Society fur de Advancement of de Cullah Race will hab er oyster supper at de Church. Staple bound in pictorial wraps lettered and decorated in black, edges showing only light edge wear. Very nice.

Price: $125.00

See all items in Black History, Racism
See all items by