BooknewsHaynes (c.1878-1953) was a pioneering sociologist, author of black children's literature, and an activist in black women's clubs, the YWCA, and politics. "Unsung Heroes" (1921), a biographical collection for children, documents the lives of prominent figures of African descent. "The Black Boy of Atlanta" (1952) also written for young readers, is Hayne's biography of Major Richard R. Wright. "Negroes in Domestic Service in the United States," published in "The Journal of Negro History" in 1923 was the subject of Ross Hayne's M.A. thesis and the first comprehensive study of the largest segment of black nonfarm workers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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