The African as a Tradesman and Mechanic: Address of Bishop H.M. Turner Before the African Congress at the World's Fair in Chicago, August 15, 1893. H. M. Turner.

The African as a Tradesman and Mechanic: Address of Bishop H.M. Turner Before the African Congress at the World's Fair in Chicago, August 15, 1893

[Chicago]: [African Congress at the World's Fair], 1893. Paperback. 8 page offprint, unbound leaves. Spot of loss to the top left corner of the first leaf, light foxing throughout, two punch holes, else very good. Very good. Item #52621

Speech by Turner, a prominent A.M.E. minister and early founder of the Georgia Republican Party encouraging African Americans to take up skilled work as engineers and skilled tradesman with no reason to think they can't: "I Have only to say that the Africans and their descendants have all the intellectual and moral genius that any other portion of the human family can lay claim to, both in the field of mechanism, letters and mathematics."

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