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Title
"This is the woman, and I am the man," frontispiece for the short story "The Wife of His Youth"
Names
Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932 (Author)
De Land, Clyde Osmer, 1872-1947 (Illustrator)
Collection

The wife of his youth and other stories of the color line

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1899
Place: Boston
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare Fic-C (Chesnutt, Ch. W. The wife of his youth)
Topics
African Americans -- Fiction
African Americans -- Race identity
Class consciousness -- United States
Racially mixed people -- Race identity -- United States
Balls (Parties)
Genres
Illustrations
Frontispieces
Notes
Content: Original item bears caption at bottom of recto "This is the woman, and I am the man" (page 24)
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: Black and white ; 19 x 12 cm
Original bears tear in upper right-hand corner.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11568976
Photo Order: 55924
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 592e9240-c3ab-0133-faa4-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1899: Created
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. ""This is the woman, and I am the man," frontispiece for the short story "The Wife of His Youth"" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3ecd35d0-c461-0133-8d9c-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. ""This is the woman, and I am the man," frontispiece for the short story "The Wife of His Youth"" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3ecd35d0-c461-0133-8d9c-00505686a51c

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). "This is the woman, and I am the man," frontispiece for the short story "The Wife of His Youth" Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3ecd35d0-c461-0133-8d9c-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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"This is the woman, and I am the man," frontispiece for the short story "The Wife of His Youth"