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A "broom squad" of Negro boys; Which makes a regular business of sweeping several of the streets in the very worst slum district in Philadelphia; It gives them employment and it teaches them civic responsibility and pride; Miss Hancock at the right.

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Title
A "broom squad" of Negro boys; Which makes a regular business of sweeping several of the streets in the very worst slum district in Philadelphia; It gives them employment and it teaches them civic responsibility and pride; Miss Hancock at the right.
Names
Baker, Ray Stannard (1870-1946) (Author)
Collection

Following the color line; an account of Negro citizenship in the American democracy, by Ray Stannard Baker.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1908
Place: New York
Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 323.173-B (Baker, R. S. Following the color line)
Topics
Streets -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Brooms & brushes
African American boys
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR6499368-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11589705
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 02e99b30-c6bc-012f-1c6a-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1870: Creator Born
  • 1908: Issued
  • 1946: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "A "broom squad" of Negro boys; Which makes a regular business of sweeping several of the streets in the very worst slum district in Philadelphia; It gives them employment and it teaches them civic responsibility and pride; Miss Hancock at the right." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-a07e-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. "A "broom squad" of Negro boys; Which makes a regular business of sweeping several of the streets in the very worst slum district in Philadelphia; It gives them employment and it teaches them civic responsibility and pride; Miss Hancock at the right." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-a07e-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. (1908). A "broom squad" of Negro boys; Which makes a regular business of sweeping several of the streets in the very worst slum district in Philadelphia; It gives them employment and it teaches them civic responsibility and pride; Miss Hancock at the right. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-a07e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A "broom squad" of Negro boys; Which makes a regular business of sweeping several of the streets in the very worst slum district in Philadelphia; It gives them employment and it teaches them civic responsibility and pride; Miss Hancock at the right.