The Negro Common School: Report of a social study made under the direction of Atlanta University; together with the Proceedings of the Sixth Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems, Held at Atlanta University, on May 28th, 1901. W. E. B. DU BOIS, ed.

The Negro Common School: Report of a social study made under the direction of Atlanta University; together with the Proceedings of the Sixth Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems, Held at Atlanta University, on May 28th, 1901

Atlanta: Atlanta University Press, 1901. First Edition. A survey of deplorable conditions in segregated schools throughout the South at the turn of the 20th century; one of the first statistical refutations of the "separate but equal" fallacy. A key early Du Bois work, an expanded edition published ten years later as "The Common School and the Negro American." Octavo (22.5cm.); grey-green printed wrappers; [4],ii,[2],120pp. Wrappers toned and rather fragile from poor stock quality, small losses at spine ends, else Very Good, internally fine. Published as Atlanta University Publications No. 6.

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