By: Catto, Octavius V. , Maxwell Whiteman, Ed.
Philadelphia, PA, Afro American History Series: 1969
Seller ID: 29292
Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket
X-library w/internal & external marks. Bound in institutional card binding, Rhistoric publication No. 209. Reprint of rare 1864 pamphlet. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 21 , pages; The Institute for Colored Youth, founded in 1837, owed its existence to a reformed West Indian slaveholder, and was under the auspices of the Society of Friends. Octavius V. Catto was a teacher, a strong proponent of black rights, and was assassinated in 1871. His death prompted outrage not only in the African-American community, but in the white community. View More...