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William Dorsey"s Philadelphia and ours

on the past and future of the Black city in America

by Roger Lane

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia
    • Subjects:
    • Dorsey, William Henry -- Archives,
    • African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History,
    • African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Sources

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-458) and index.

      StatementRoger Lane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF158.9.N4 L36 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 483 p. ;
      Number of Pages483
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1880761M
      ISBN 100195065662
      LC Control Number90041311

        Learn a bit more about Dorsey from a short article I wrote about his scrapbooks for The Root last year. Sabra Statham has started a blog on the Dorsey digitization project. Of course Roger Lane mined Dorsey’s scrapbooks for his fine comprehensive history of 19th century black Philadelphia, William Dorsey’s Philadelphia and Ours. William Dorsey's Philadelphia and ours: on the past and future of the Black city in America / by: Lane, Roger. Published: () Kidnappers in Philadelphia: Isaac Hopper's Tales of oppression, / by: Hopper, Isaac T. Published: ().

      Combined Results Books & Media Articles & more. Your search terms She went on to become a public school teacher and principal in Philadelphia and an active member of the city’s African American community. Philadelphia, , , , ; Roger Lane, William Dorsey’s Philadelphia and Ours: On the Past and Future of the. Octavius Valentine Catto (Febru – Octo ) was a black educator, intellectual, and civil rights activist in Philadelphia. He became principal of male students at the Institute for Colored Youth, where he had also been free in Charleston, South Carolina, in a prominent mixed-race family, he moved north as a boy with his : Febru , Charleston, South Carolina, USA.

      Besides Charlene Conyers’ A Living Legend: The History of Cheyney University, and a brief discussion of the school in Roger Lane’s William Dorsey’s Philadelphia and Ours, scholars have paid little attention to the school. Roger Lane, William Dorsey's Philadelphia and Ours: On the Past and Future of the Black City in America (New York: Oxford University Press),


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The book's historical section is based on hundreds of newly discovered scrapbooks kept by William Henry Dorsey, Philadelphia's first black historian. These provide an intimate and comprehensive view of the critical period between the Civil War and aboutwhen African-Americans, formally free and increasingly urban, made the biggest educational and occupational gains in by: The book's historical section is based on hundreds of newly discovered scrapbooks kept by William Henry Dorsey, Philadelphia's first black historian.

William Dorsey's Philadelphia and Ours - Roger Lane - Oxford University Press. He recognizes that urban history offers more clues, both to modern accomplishments and to modern problems, than the dead past of rural slavery. The book's historical section is based on hundreds of newly discovered scrapbooks kept by William Henry Dorsey, Philadelphia's first black Range: $ - $   William Dorsey's Philadelphia is a more complex and detailed exploration of this same problem.

The new book details the interaction of blacks and whites in post-Civil War Philadelphia and examines the institutions black people created to sustain themselves in a hostile environment.

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The book's historical section is based on hundreds of newly discovered scrapbooks kept by William Henry Dorsey, Philadelphia's first black historian. These provide an intimate and comprehensive view of the critical period between the Civil War and aboutwhen African-Americans, forma.

Dorsey, William Henry.; Dorsey, William Henry. Get this from a library. William Dorsey's Philadelphia and ours: on the past and future of the Black city in America. [Roger Lane] -- Lane here illuminates the African-American experience through a close look at a single city, once the metropolitan headquarters of black America, now typical of many.

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Very Good/Very Good. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. The Other Brahmins: Boston's Black Upper Class, Hardcover – July 1, (Aristocrats of Color) and William Dorsey's Philadelphia and Ours by Roger Lane were only books that I had seen published during the s on the subject of the black upper class.

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The William Henry Dorsey Collection at Cheney University consists of books, manuscripts, biographical clippings, and scrapbooks. Roger Lane’s William Dorsey’s Philadelphia & Ours () is mainly based on Dorsey’s records.

The book's historical section is based on hundreds of newly discovered scrapbooks kept by William Henry Dorsey, Philadelphia's first black historian. These provide an intimate and comprehensive view of the critical period between the Civil War and aboutwhen African-Americans, formally free and increasingly urban, made the biggest educational and occupational gains in history.

William Henry Dorsey was a dedicated scrapbook maker beyond belief — around scrapbooks from the s to s — not just the phenomenal “Colored Centenarians” book I wrote about in some detail in Writing with Scissors, but others on Philadelphia’s African American notables, black prize fighters, pictures of Africans, black education, Emancipation anniversary celebrations.

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