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The life of William J. Brown, of Providence, R.I.

with personal recollections of incidents in Rhode Island.

by Brown, William J.

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rhode Island,
  • Rhode Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Brown, William J., b. 1814,
    • African Americans -- Rhode Island,
    • Rhode Island -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1883 ed.

      SeriesThe Black heritage library collection
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.97.B88 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination230 p.
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4770224M
      ISBN 100836988418
      LC Control Number78164382
      OCLC/WorldCa163933

      Sign and view the Guest Book, leave condolences or send flowers. BROWN, WILLIAM J. 74, passed away Wednesday Novem For complete obituary go to providence, r.i. — Most Rhode Islanders think they know all about the Brown family. After all, the Ivy League university by that name has been a part of the College Hill skyline since before the.

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      Conversations Book Group. This group features authors from the Africana Diaspora. The group meets every third Tuesday of the month at 6: 30 p.m. May 19 – How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi. June 16 – Toni Morrison Pick. July 21 – The Life of William J. Brown of Providence, R.I. by William Brown. The John Carter Brown Library and the Redwood Library and Athenaeum are Rhode Island institutions with distinct, but complementary, collections. To lay the foundation for a Rhode Island History Digital Collection the two libraries are collaborating on a project to scan the unique documents representing the earliest chapters of the region.


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Brown of Providence, R.I. William Brown; Joanne Pope Melish, ed.; Rosalind C. Wiggins, pref. University of New Hampshire Press: Contents • Foreword - Rosalind C. Wiggins • Preface to the Edition • Introduction - Joanne Pope Melish • The Life of William J. Brown of Providence, RI, With Personal Recollections.

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[William J Brown; Rosalind Cobb Wiggins; Joanne Pope Melish]. First edition. Original cloth gilt. Corners a little bumped and worn, a few modest stains to the rear board, still a nice, very good plus copy.

Published by the blind author to support himself in his old age, the autobiography of an African-American shoemaker and Baptist minister who concerns himself with the quality and conditions of Negro life in Rhode Island.

The son and grandson of slaves owned by abolitionist Moses Brown, William J. Brown was a free African American born in Providence, in Brown published his captivating autobiography, The Life of William J. Brown of Providence, R.I., in William J. Brown () was born into a free black family after slavery was abolished.

With considerable effort, he earned a place as an artisan and leader in the Providence, RI African-American community. This autobiography describes his nigh-Herculean journey to find work and respect in this New England seaport.

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