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There was once a slave, 1947.

Author: Shirley Graham Du Bois
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Biography : Manuscript   Book : English
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Material relating to Du Bois's biography of Frederick Douglass including six notebooks containing holograph research notes; two marked sets of galley proofs signed Shirley Graham; typescript of approximately 200 various pages of the work, annotated with editor's marks, with title page reading, "The North Star: The Story of Frederick Douglass," and "The Unquenchable Flame: Frederick Douglass and His World" written in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Carl Van Vechten; Frederick Douglass; Carl Van Vechten
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Graham Du Bois
OCLC Number: 702152899
Description: 0.8 linear ft. (2 boxes)

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Material relating to Du Bois's biography of Frederick Douglass including six notebooks containing holograph research notes; two marked sets of galley proofs signed Shirley Graham; typescript of approximately 200 various pages of the work, annotated with editor's marks, with title page reading, "The North Star: The Story of Frederick Douglass," and "The Unquenchable Flame: Frederick Douglass and His World" written in pencil in an unidentified hand, and signed Shirley Graham; typescript of approximately 525 pages, annotated with editors marks in an unidentified hand; and a TLS dated 1947 May 20, from Muriel Johnstone of Julian Messner, Inc., Publishers to Carl Van Vechten regarding the material.

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