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Cincinnati's Colored Citizens Historical, Sociological and Biographical: Dabney, Wendell P.

Dabney, Wendell P.

Published by The Ohio Book Store, Cincinnati, OH (1988)

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About this Item: The Ohio Book Store, Cincinnati, OH, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: Near fine. Reprinted Edition. Octavo, 440pp. Black bindings, gilt title on spine, front cover. Clean pages. An overall attractive copy. Book was originally published in 1926 by W.B. Dabney, who was a black publisher, newspaper editor and musician in Cincinnati. This book described the lives of notable African American members of the Cincinnati community since the cities founding. Seller Inventory # 421

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Maggie L. Walker and the I.O. of: Wendell P. Dabney

Wendell P. Dabney

Published by The Dabney Publishing Company, Cincinnati, Ohio (1927)

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About this Item: The Dabney Publishing Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1927. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. This first edition book is in near fine condition with some wear, foxing to the edges and bump damage. It is the story of Maggie Walker, an African-American teacher and businesswoman who was the first female bank president of any race to charter a bank in the United States. She achieved successes with the vision to make tangible improvements in the way of life for African Americans and women. The book features B&W frontis of Walker with statement by the governor of Virginia, E. Lee Trinkle with 19 other illustrations. Text includes Walker's acceptance speech given at the Order of St. Luke. 5.25" by 7.75". Photographs of this book are attached. Seller Inventory # 000063

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DABNEY, Wendell P.

Published by Dabney Publishing Co, Cincinnati (1927)

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About this Item: Dabney Publishing Co, Cincinnati, 1927. Condition: Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 137pp. Illustrated with photographs. Blue cloth gilt. Gilt on the spine dull but readable, else near fine. The Independent Order of St. Luke was a fraternal mutual benefit, insurance, and burial society for African-Americans established in 1867 in Baltimore. The Society had fallen on hard times, until Walker took over. Under her leadership the Order's membership and numbers of councils were significantly increased and the organization thrived. Very scarce. Seller Inventory # 416098

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Dabney, Wendell P.

Published by Dabney Publishing Company,, Cincinnati: (1926)

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About this Item: Dabney Publishing Company,, Cincinnati:, 1926. First Edition.. 8vo, original blue cloth lettered in gilt, illustrated, [viii], 440 pp. Inscribed on front pastedown, top hinge a little weak, but still very firm, light wear, normal aging; very good overall. Wendell P. Dabney (1865-1952) was born in Richmond, Virginia, and would become one of the early African American students to attend Oberlin College. After settling in Cincinnati in the 1890s he established a music studio there, and became the first president of the local chapter of the NAACP. He established a local newspaper called "The Ohio Enterprise", which continued publication until 1952.This copy of his classic Black local history is inscribed by him on the front pastedown. This work, which was reprinted in 1970 by the Negro University Press, contains a rich history of African Americans in Ohio. Dabney covers a very broad range of topics and events, including the condition of "Negroes" in Cincinnati before the Civil Way, mob violence in 1841, value of mixed and separate schools, and views on residential segregation. African American Resources/Cincinnati History Library. Work 486. Seller Inventory # 106337

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