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Some efforts of American Negroes for their own social betterment : report of an investigation under the direction of Atlanta University ; together with the proceedings of the Third Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems, held at Atlanta University, May 25-26, 1898

Author: W E B Du Bois; Atlanta University.; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library.
Publisher: [Chapel Hill, N.C.] : Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000.
Series: Atlanta University publications, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : State or province government publication : English : Electronic ed
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The first part of the book centers on church, secret society, and other beneficial activities. It identifies 236 organizations dedicated to the "betterment" of African Americans. It also points out that social change depends on the efforts of the African American community. The second part of the book contains the Proceedings of the Conference and abstracts of six papers delivered. They are: "The Church as an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W E B Du Bois; Atlanta University.; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library.
OCLC Number: 47363038
Notes: Title from electronic title page.
This electronic edition is part of the UNC-CH digitization project's database, Documenting the American South. It is a part of the collection The Church in the Southern Black community.
Text scanned (OCR) by Apex Data Servies, Inc. Text encoded by Apex Data Services, Inc. and Jill Kuhn.
Details: Mode of access: Internet World Wide Web.; System requirements: PC with modem or direct Internet connection; SGML viewer required for SGML files.
Series Title: Atlanta University publications, no. 3.
Other Titles: Church in the Southern Black community.
Responsibility: edited by W.E. Burghardt Du Bois.

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The first part of the book centers on church, secret society, and other beneficial activities. It identifies 236 organizations dedicated to the "betterment" of African Americans. It also points out that social change depends on the efforts of the African American community. The second part of the book contains the Proceedings of the Conference and abstracts of six papers delivered. They are: "The Church as an institution for social betterment," by Henry Hugh Proctor, "Secret and beneficial societies of Atlanta, Georgia, " by H.R. Butler, "Organized efforts of the Negro for social betterment in Petersburg, Virginia, " by James M. Colson, "Work of the Woman's League, Washington DC, " by Helen A. Cook, "Carrie Steele Orphanage of Atlanta, Georgia, " by Minnie L. Perry, and "Mortality of Negroes, " by L.M. Hershaw.

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