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The Black book

Author: M A HarrisMorris LevittRoger FurmanErnest SmithToni MorrisonAll authors
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1974] ©1974
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Copiously illustrated scrap-book on folk culture of Black people from early days of slavery through the present. Includes photographs, illustrations, advertisements, plans, form documents, sheet music, and more all printed in facsimile.
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
History
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harris, M.A., 1908-
Black book.
New York, Random House [1974]
(OCoLC)609357924
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M A Harris; Morris Levitt; Roger Furman; Ernest Smith; Toni Morrison; Bill Cosby; Jack Ribik
ISBN: 039448388X 9780394483887 0394706226 9780394706221
OCLC Number: 640804
Notes: With an introduction by Bill Cosby.
Book and jacket design by Jack Ribik.
Toni Morrison, a senior editor at Random House at the time of the book's publication, is the uncredited compiler of this book, which includes an uncredited poem by her on the jacket flaps. The 35th anniversary edition (2009) prints the poem as a preface and credits Morrison as the author. Her mother appears on the jacket cover.--See "Ghosts in the House: How Toni Morrison fostered a generation of black writers" in the October 27, 2003 issue of the New Yorker.
Description: 198 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits, plans, music, forms ; 30 cm
Responsibility: [compiled by] Middleton Harris ; with the assistance of Morris Levitt, Roger Furman, Ernest Smith.

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Copiously illustrated scrap-book on folk culture of Black people from early days of slavery through the present. Includes photographs, illustrations, advertisements, plans, form documents, sheet music, and more all printed in facsimile.

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