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The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Topic: FreedomTopic: IdentityTopic: InstitutionsTopic: PoliticsTopic: Forward
Topic: Identity
Toolbox Overview: The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Resource Menu: Identity
Text 1. Charles W. Chesnutt
Text 2. W.E.B. Du Bois
Text 3. Self Image
Text 4. Public Image
Text 5. Racial Identity
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Text 6. History
Text 7. Culture
Text 8. Africa
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5.  Racial Identity
- James Weldon Johnson, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, novel, 1912, excerpts on race
- Alice Dunbar-Nelson, "The Stones of the Village," short story, ca. 1905
   James Weldon JohnsonAlice Dunbar-Nelson  
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Johnson Autobiography: PDF file*
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"The Stones of the Village": PDF file*
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Biography of Dunbar-Nelson, from Modern American Poetry

Biography of Dunbar-Nelson, from Women of Color, Women of Word, Rutgers University

Short story collections by Alice Dunbar-Nelson, from Digital Schomburg
   Violets and Other Tales, 1895
   The Goodness of St. Rocque, 1899


Biography of James Weldon Johnson, from Modern American Poetry

African American History and Literature, 1865-1917: Online Resources



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