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The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Topic: FreedomTopic: IdentityTopic: InstitutionsTopic: PoliticsTopic: Forward
Topic: Forward
Toolbox Overview: The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Resource Menu: Forward
Text 1. 1913: Fifty Years
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Text 2. Two Views
Text 3. The NAACP
Text 4. Protest
Text 5. Popular Culture
Text 6. World War I
Text 7. 1917: Forward


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1.  1913: Fifty Years
- James Weldon Johnson, "Fifty Years, 1863-1913," poem, 1913
- Booker T. Washington, "Negro Progress in Virginia," address, 1913
- Lucious Curtis, "Times Is Gettin' Harder," blues, as performed in 1940

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Johnson:
www.bartleby.com/269/46.html

Washington: PDF file*
nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai2/forward/text1/washington.pdf

Curtis:
www.historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5333


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Sources


Johnson: Great Books Online, Bartleby.com

Washington: National Humanities Center

Curtis: History Matters, from George Mason University and The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)


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