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Up from Slavery: An Autobiography (version 3)

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Booker T. Washington


Up from Slavery is the autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington, describing his personal path up from the position of a slave…

Putting the Most Into Life

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Booker T. Washington


The chapters in this little book were originally part of a series of Sunday Evening Talks given by the Principal to the students of the Tusk…

Oak and Ivy

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Paul Laurence Dunbar


"Oak and Ivy" is Paul Laurence Dunbar's first collection of poetry. He was by far the most successful Black American to write poet…

The Man from Time

In Short Science Fiction Collection 068

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Frank Belknap Long


Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

Jenny Kissed Me

In Short Poetry Collection 207

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Leigh Hunt


This is a collection of 70 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for August 2020.

Paul Laurence Dunbar

In The Negro in Literature and Art in the United States

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Benjamin Griffith Brawley


Noted African-American author and educator, Benjamin Brawley, presents short biographies of other African-Americans in the fields of literat…

Katy Ferguson/Poor Pompey

In Narratives of Colored Americans

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Abigail Mott


Abigail Mott was a Quaker and abolitionist from New York who, along with fellow Quaker M. S. Wood, has compiled a provocative collection of …

IV. Later Lyrics, Part 1

In English Literature

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Geraldine Hodgson


This book is not meant to be a History of English Literature, but an introduction for those who do not know much about it, or who may be thi…

Chapter XV 1680 Indian Conquerors

In La Salle, Discovery of The Great West

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Francis Parkman, Jr.


Parkman has been hailed as one of America's first great historians and as a master of narrative history. Numerous translations have spread t…

Chapter 3 - The Farming Colonies

In The Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America, Vol…

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W. E. B. Du Bois


The question of the suppression of the slave-trade is so intimately connected with the questions as to its rise, the system of American slav…