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1. Proprietor of Black's Hotel, Evansville, Ind. ; 2. Successful stove repairer, Decatur, Ill. ; 3. Cigar manufacturer, Philadelphia. ; 4. Restaurateur and caterer, Decatur, Ill. ; 5. Prominent businessman.

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1. Proprietor of Black's Hotel, Evansville, Ind. ; 2. Successful stove repairer, Decatur, Ill. ; 3. Cigar manufacturer, Philadelphia. ; 4. Restaurateur and caterer, Decatur, Ill. ; 5. Prominent businessman.
Names
Gibson, J. W. (John William) (b. 1841) (Author)
Collection

Progress of a race; or, The remarkable advancement of the American Negro from the bondage of slavery, ignorance and poverty, to the freedom of citizenship, intelligence, affluence, honor and trust.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1902
Place: Atlanta, Ga.
Publisher: J. L. Nichols
Place: Naperville, Ill.
Publisher: J. L. Nichols & co.
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 973-G (Gibson, J. Progress of a race. 1902)
Topics
African American men
African Americans -- Illinois
African American businesspeople
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR10901747-B
Barcode: 33433058874888
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11732887
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 83f38190-c6f5-012f-0ab9-58d385a7bc34
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "1. Proprietor of Black's Hotel, Evansville, Ind. ; 2. Successful stove repairer, Decatur, Ill. ; 3. Cigar manufacturer, Philadelphia. ; 4. Restaurateur and caterer, Decatur, Ill. ; 5. Prominent businessman." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1902. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0131-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "1. Proprietor of Black's Hotel, Evansville, Ind. ; 2. Successful stove repairer, Decatur, Ill. ; 3. Cigar manufacturer, Philadelphia. ; 4. Restaurateur and caterer, Decatur, Ill. ; 5. Prominent businessman." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0131-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1902). 1. Proprietor of Black's Hotel, Evansville, Ind. ; 2. Successful stove repairer, Decatur, Ill. ; 3. Cigar manufacturer, Philadelphia. ; 4. Restaurateur and caterer, Decatur, Ill. ; 5. Prominent businessman. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0131-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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1. Proprietor of Black's Hotel, Evansville, Ind. ; 2. Successful stove repairer, Decatur, Ill. ; 3. Cigar manufacturer, Philadelphia. ; 4. Restaurateur and caterer, Decatur, Ill. ; 5. Prominent businessman.