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The black boy of Atlanta.

Author: Elizabeth Ross Haynes
Publisher: Boston, House of Edinboro [©1952]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The biography of Major Richard Robert Wright, who was portrayed by John Greenleaf Whittier in his poem "Howard at Atlanta," as "the black boy of Atlanta", and who later put himself through college, became an educator and civil rights organizer, went into politics, became Minister Plenipotentiary to Liberia, served as a major in the Spanish-American War, and later became a journalist, lecturer, and businessman,  Read more...
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Haynes, Elizabeth Ross.
Black boy of Atlanta.
Boston, House of Edinboro [©1952]
(OCoLC)558630953
Online version:
Haynes, Elizabeth Ross.
Black boy of Atlanta.
Boston, House of Edinboro [©1952]
(OCoLC)607741601
Named Person: Richard Robert Wright; Richard Robert Wright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Ross Haynes
OCLC Number: 1412436
Description: 237 pages illustrations 21 cm

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The biography of Major Richard Robert Wright, who was portrayed by John Greenleaf Whittier in his poem "Howard at Atlanta," as "the black boy of Atlanta", and who later put himself through college, became an educator and civil rights organizer, went into politics, became Minister Plenipotentiary to Liberia, served as a major in the Spanish-American War, and later became a journalist, lecturer, and businessman, founding a successful bank.

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