1351827 THE FIRST NEGRO PRIEST ON SOUTHERN SOIL [INSCRIBED TO ADDIE HUNTON]. George Bragg.
THE FIRST NEGRO PRIEST ON SOUTHERN SOIL [INSCRIBED TO ADDIE HUNTON]
THE FIRST NEGRO PRIEST ON SOUTHERN SOIL [INSCRIBED TO ADDIE HUNTON]

THE FIRST NEGRO PRIEST ON SOUTHERN SOIL [INSCRIBED TO ADDIE HUNTON]

Baltimore: Church Advocate Print, 1909. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 72 pages; VG; bound in publisher's red cloth, black titling to front cover, plain spine; some rubbing and mild wear to binding, light bumping to lower fore corners; small hole in front gutter; inscribed on the ffep to Addie Hunton and her husband: "To my dear friends The Huntons, George F Bragg Balt MD July 6 1910"; extremely scarce; shelved case 1.

1351827

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Price: $3,000

NOTES

Addie Waites Hunton (1866-1943) was an African-American suffragist, race and gender activist, writer, political organizer, and educator. Hunton worked as vice president and field secretary of the NAACP and she helped to organize the fourth Pan-African Congress in 1927, after previously serving as the national organizer for the National Association of Colored Women (NACW) from 1906 to 1910 and serving in the U.S. Army during World War I.;

Reverend George F. Bragg, Jr. was Rector at St. James' First African Church.;

A history of St. James Church in Baltimore and Rev. William Levington. "The first Negro missionary who dared to cross over into slave-holding territory, and under the protection of Almighty God, in the midst of the auction block and the slave pen, open a free school for Negro children and establish St. James Church for the benefit of both slave and free persons of color."

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