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Empire des Abissins: comme il est presentement
The Palace Court at Angollala, highlands of Ethiopia
Cathedral of St. Michael, highlands of Ethiopia
Narrative of William W. Brown: an American slave
The history of the Negro church; By Carter G. Woodson, Ph.D.; Editor of the Journal of Negro History, author of A Century of Negro Migration, and The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861. [Title page]
The Negro in the American rebellion [microform] his heroism and his fidelity.
Portrait of three Chinese students at Howard University: Leon Assing, Fong Affoo, and Choy Awah
Wm. J. Simmons
The first colored Baptist church in North America: constituted at Savannah, Georgia, January 20, A.D. 1788 : with biographical sketches of the pastors
A collection of revival hymns and plantation melodies
Lottie Grimke.
Camp-fires of the Afro-American: or, The colored man as a patriot, soldier, sailor, and hero, in the cause of free America: displayed in Colonial struggles, in the Revolution, the War of 1812, and in later wars, particularly the great Civil War - 1861-5, and the Spanish-American War - 1898: concluding with an account of the war with the Filipinos - 1899
Portrait of Arthur Alfonso Schomburg, bibliophile.
The strength of Gideon, and other stories
Strange true stories of Louisiana
Yam Hill
Big Negro Excursion [January 3, 1925, advertisement in the Negro World announcing  the sailing of the S.S. Booker T.  Washington to Central America, the West Indies, Panama, and the South of the United States]
What 'Back to Africa' Means [title for  Marcus Garvey's letter appearing in the  January 30, 1926 issue of the Negro World]
[Advertisement in the Negro World, January 17, 1925, announcing  the launching of the  ocean liner  S. S.  Booker T. Washington ]
Baptizing Negro soldiers at Camp Gordon.
Some of the wounded in the New York parade; The 369th Colored regiment.
William Garfield Marshall; Wardroom officers steward, U.S.N.; Lost when U.S.A. C.T. Ticonderoga was torpedoed and sunk September 30, 1918.
Native children spinning cotton in Kamerun, Africa.
Guarding the flag; The flag of the old 15th (decorated by the French) and Old Glory.
In line for review; Members of the 15th Infantry being reviewed; A sturdy and determined line of fighting men.
Wounded American soldiers entertaining themselves.
Cheerfully doing the work required; The colored women did willingly and efficiently their part in helping win the war.
A religious meeting on the field; American, British, French, Belgian and Portuguese troops are represented in this gathering of defenders of Liberty listening  to a sermon on the western front.
Welcome home; All hail to the conquering heroes; When New York's Negro soldiers marched amid the cheering crowd, Harlem was mad with joy over the return of its own.
Colored troops in Puerto Rico; A brilliant Fourth of July parade through Allen Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
A Quartette which gave good entertainment; These colored members of the 301st Stevedore Regiment were attached to the 23rd Engineers in France.
Lined up and ready for action; Members of the 15th Infantry.
Negro soldiers looking for the enemy.
Group of 369th  Colored Infantry with their War Crosses; One hundred and sixty-nine men of this regiment (old 15th N.Y.) won valor medals. They were nicknamed "Hell Fighters"; Fred Rogers; George Chapman; Lawrence McVey; Isaac Freeman, Wm. Bunn; Herbert Mills; Hugh Hamilton; Clarence Johnson.
Colored soldiers building roads "Over There"; Colored soldiers in the trenches "Over There".
Lieutenant Robert S. Campbell, U.S. Army; The first man in the 92nd American Division (Negroes) to receive the distinguished service cross for bravery in the fighting in the Argonne; He was member of Co. I. 368th Infantry.
Prisoners in Germany; These prisoners of war are from America and other countries; It is stated in the history of the photographs that the two men shooting crap are American Negroes.
Benjamin Baylor; Wardroom steward, U.S.N.; Lost when U.S.A. C.T. Ticonderoga was torpedoed and sunk September 30, 1918.
Fifth Avenue, New York, cheers Negro Veterans; The 369th Colored Infantry acclaimed by thousands upon their return from France.
Negro nurses march in Great Red Cross Parade on Fifth Avenue, New York City.
The body of Lieutenant Jimmy Europe who died suddenly this week is here seen being carried from St. Mark's Church.
Kelly Miller's history  of the World War for Human Rights: A wonderful array of striking pictures made from recent official photographs, illustrating and describing the new and awful devices used in horrible methods of modern warfare, together with remarkable pictures of the Negro in action both in Army and Navy. [Title page]
Photographed in a village in Germany; A member of the 369th (the old 15th N.Y.) brought this picture with him.
First Colored Battalion, District of Columbia, National Guard; On Pensylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.; Parading the National Guard before going to France.
Private Henry Johnson; Private Needham Roberts; The New York National Guards (now the 369th).
Negro children weaving cloth; Recently photographed in Kamerun, the last of the German province in Africa to surrender to the Allies; Illustrating child labor at the lowest possible cost.
African troops being trained in France.
Negro sharp shooters.
At the signal box ready to sound the gas alarm; The sounding of the gas alarm quickly and accurately, when gas was detected, meant saving the lives of many men.
African Negroes in Kamerun, showing native headdress.
The fighting U.S.A. Marine Brigade in Belleau wood; The soldier applying the bayonet is an American Negro.
Entertaining convalescent American soldiers at Autheil; Lieutenant Europe's noted colored band; The band in Labourboule, France.
Negro Band of the 814th Infantry leaving the Celtic after her arrival.
Home again. Oh, how joyful!  Back from France, and what a grand reception awaited them! Conquering heroes on the battlefield and the warmth and enthusiasm over their homecoming are beyond words to describe.
Officers of the 370th (old Illinois 8th Regiment); 2nd-Lieut. Lawson Price, 2nd-Lieut. L.W. Stearis, 2nd-Lieut. Ed. White, 2nd-Lieut. Eliasa F. E. Williams,  1st-Lieut. Oaso Browning, Capt. Louis B. Johnson, 1st-Lieut. Frank Bates and 1st-Lieut. Binga Desmond.
Sergt. Henry Johnson, of Albany N.Y., the outstanding hero; Single-handed he routed 36 Huns, killing 4 of them and wounding the remainder; Sergt. Johnson of the 369th Colored Infantry (old 15th of N.Y.), was the first man in his regiment to win the French War Cross.
Col. Hayward and group of real fighters; All winners of the Croix de Guerre.
One of the wounded [a member of the famous 369th Colored Infantry] and his mother.
United States colored labor troops boarding a transport; An American Negro battalion entering a pier ready to board a transport.
Soldiers of the different nationalities engaged in the World War; Portraits and headdress of 45 representative fighters engaged in the European war.
Col. Franklin Dennison, Col. J. Roberts and Lieut. Col. Otis B. Duncan of 370th (old Illinois 8th Regiment).
This is the wreath presented by the Ford-Darney Orchestra in memory of Lieutenant Jimmy Europe, leader of the famous Jazz band which won its laurels with 369th Infantry in France; His funeral took place from St. Mark's Church in West 53rd St.
Lieut. "Jimmy" Europe and his famous band; Another drum, beaten by Willie Webb, of Louisville, Ky., was a trophy left by the Germans when they retreated hurriedly in the Champagne engagement.
Both working for the Y.M.C.A.; Mr. Kelly and his colored driver at work during the last German offensive.
Negro soldiers on the march in France.
Hotel Booker T. Washington "Over There"; Colored soldiers leaving an American port for "Over There".
8th Reg., French war-cross winners; 1st-Lieut. Hurd; Lieut-Col. Duncane, Major White, Capt. Crawford, 1st-Lieut. Warfield and Capt. Smith, Capt. Allen, Lieut. Browning, Capt. Warner and 1st-Lieut. Tisdale.
John Gloucester; [The founder of the first African Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia in 1807.]
M. C. B. Mason; A pulpit orator in the Methodist Church.
W. W. Browne, Founder of the True Reformers.
Rufus L. Perry.
Library of Livingstone College.
W. H. Miles.
J. W. Loguen; [A bishop of the Zionites and an abolitionist.]
Sampson White.
Samuel R. Ward.
R. A. Carter.
Henry Highland Garnet.
Daniel A. Payne; [Preachers of versatile genius.]
John Woolman, Quaker friend of thee Negro.
Walter H. Brooks.
James Poindexter; Pioneer Baptist preacher in Ohio.
L. H. Holsey.
Peter Williams; [The first Negro to be ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church, served as its rector until 1849.]
Noah Davis; [Minister of the Saratoga Street Baptist Church.]
John Jasper; A conservative Virginia preacher.
Alexander Crummell.
R. H. Cain.
George W. Williams; A Union soldier, Baptist Minister and historian.
Shorter Hall, Wilberforce University.
M. C. Clayton; [Negro Baptist Church in Baltimore.]
B. F. Lee.
The first African Baptist Church in America.
J. W. C. Pennington.
W. R. Pettiford; A business-like Minister in Alabama.
H. M. Turner.
W. N. DeBerry; [Pastor of a Congregational Church in Springfield, Massachusetts.]
James Varick; [The first bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1822.]
Lemuel Haynes; [Pioneer Negro preachers].
William J. Simmons.
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