Lugenia Burns Hope: Black Southern Reformer / Edition 1

Lugenia Burns Hope: Black Southern Reformer / Edition 1

by Rouse
     
 

From the turn of the century until her death in 1947, Lugenia Burns Hope worked to promote black equality -- in Atlanta as the wife of John Hope, president of both Morehouse College and Atlanta University, and on a national level in her discussions with such influential leaders as W. E. B. Du Bois and Jessie Daniel Ames. Highlighting the life of the zealous reformer,… See more details below

Overview

From the turn of the century until her death in 1947, Lugenia Burns Hope worked to promote black equality -- in Atlanta as the wife of John Hope, president of both Morehouse College and Atlanta University, and on a national level in her discussions with such influential leaders as W. E. B. Du Bois and Jessie Daniel Ames. Highlighting the life of the zealous reformer, Jacqueline Anne Rouse offers a portrait of a seemingly tireless woman who worked to build the future of her race.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820314648
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Series:
Brown Thrasher Books Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.59(w) x 8.47(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: The Southern Network1
1A Spirit of Independence11
2For Love and Honor20
3The New First Lady41
4"Thy Neighbor As Thyself": The Neighborhood Union, 1908-193657
5Toward Racial Uplift91
6On Her Own122
7"For the Ladies or For Colored People?": An Overview129
Notes137
Bibliography157
Index173

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