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The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Topic: FreedomTopic: IdentityTopic: InstitutionsTopic: PoliticsTopic: Forward
Topic: Identity
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Text 1. Charles W. Chesnutt
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Text 2. W.E.B. Du Bois
Text 3. Self Image
Text 4. Public Image
Text 5. Racial Identity
Text 6. History
Text 7. Culture
Text 8. Africa
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1.  Charles W. Chesnutt, "The Wife of His Youth," short story, 1898
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Biography and resources on Chesnutt, from The Library of America

Chesnutt, The Wife of His Youth, And Other Stories of the Color Line, short story collection, from Documenting the American South

Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, novel, 1900, from Documenting the American South

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