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Poketown people, or, Parables in black

Author: Ella Middleton Tybout; Frank Ver Beck; Beulah S Moore; J.B. Lippincott Company.
Publisher: Philadelphia ; London : J.B. Lippincott Company, 1904.
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Tybout, Ella Middleton.
Poketown people, or, Parables in black.
Philadelphia ; London : J.B. Lippincott Company, 1904
(OCoLC)894822758
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ella Middleton Tybout; Frank Ver Beck; Beulah S Moore; J.B. Lippincott Company.
OCLC Number: 8857242
Notes: Verso of t.p.: Published November, 1904.
Verso of t.p.: Electrotyped and printed by J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
Colored frontispiece and colored plates facing p. 18, 64, 94, 104 and 152.
Advertisements on p. 4 at front and p. [2]-[12] at end.
Description: 356, [12] p. (first 2 p. blank), [6] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The offending eye --
Brother Johnsing's sperience --
An unwilling Delilah --
The ass that vanquished Balaam --
Ananias, of Poketown --
The feast of locusts --
The regeneration of Isaiah --
The return of Sister Juliana --
A very wise virgin --
Moses, Jr. --
The blast of the trumpet --
The intervention of Gran'pap --
At Fiddler's Bridge.
Other Titles: Poketown people.
Parables in black.
Responsibility: by Ella Middleton Tybout; with illustrations in color by Frank Verbeck and Beulah S. Moore.

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Not politically correct today

by johnpreid (WorldCat user published 2006-01-28) Good Permalink
Poketown People by Ella Middleton Tybout was modelled on Polktown (note spelling change) a real, all-black community outside Delaware City DE. The book is a collection of humorous short stories, which by todays standards are racist, condescending stereotypes of African Americans. It is illustrated with...
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