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BOOKS BY
CHARLES HARRIS WESLEY
1891-1987

#19

[Book, 1927]
Wesley, Charles H., 1891-1987 (Charles Harris)
Negro labor in the United States, 1850-1925: a study in American economic history / by Charles H. Wesley. – 1st ed., 2nd printing (November, 1927). – New York: Vanguard Press, 1927. – 343 p. ; 18.5 x 11.5 cm.
[Appendix: p. 309-319. – Bibliography: p. 321-330. – Index: p. 331-343. – “The purpose of this study is to present a survey of the development and transition of Negro Labor in the United States from the period of slavery to the period of the entrance of Negroes into industrial occupations in large numbers.” – p. v. – “To my friends, James and Dorothy Porter, with the cordial greetings of Charles H. Wesley, Washington, 1933” – Signed inscription on top of inside front cover. – Hard bound in orange with black lettering and with a small black embossed image of a laborer]

#20

[Book, 1929]
Wesley, Charles H., 1891-1987 (Charles Harris)
The history of Alpha Phi Alpha: a development in college life, 1906-1973 / by Charles H. Wesley. – 12th ed. – Chicago: The Foundation Publishers, c1929, c1950, 1975. – xiv, 15-562 p.: ill., ports. ; 22 x 14 cm.
[Appendices: p, 493-536. – Index: p. 537-562. – “...the author has endeavored to present in readable form the main facts about the history of the oldest Greek letter fraternity organized originally for black college men.” – p. v. – “To Dorothy Porter from Charles H. Wesley. – Signed inscription on top of inside front cover. – Hard bound in black cloth with gold lettering]

#21

[Book, 1935]
Wesley, Charles H., 1891-1987 (Charles Harris)
Allen, Richard, 1760-1831
Richard Allen: apostle of freedom / by Charles H. Wesley. – [1st ed.] – Washington, D.C.: The Associated Publishers, 1935. – [xvi], 300 p. : front. (port). ; 20 x 13.5 cm.
[Appendix: p. 269-276. – Bibliography: p. 277-285. – Index: p. 287-300. – “The dominant theme of the volume is the rise of organized independence and self-expression in the economic and social life of Negroes in America under the leadership of Richard Allen and his associates”: p. vii. – “To Dorothy Porter, with the cordial greetings of Charles H. Wesley, December, 1935” – Signed inscription on top of first fly leaf. – Hard bound in dark red cloth with black lettering]

#22

[Book, 1961]
Wesley, Charles H., 1891-1987 (Charles Harris)
The history of the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Ohio, 1849-1960: an epoch in American fraternalism / by Charles H. Wesley. – [1st ed.] – Wilberforce, OH: Central State College Press, 1961. – xii, 457 p. : ill. (ports) ; 24 x 16 cm.
[List of illustrations: p. x-xii. – Appendix: p. 419442. – Index: p. 443-457. – “The purpose of this book is to describe the development of an organization of Colored Americans whose heritage extended in its historical background to England. ...” – Dust jacket blurb. – Hard bound in blue cloth with gold lettering. – In light blue dust jacket with black lettering. Map of Ohio on back cover of dj. – “To Dorothy B. Porter, with the cordial personal greetings of Charles H. Wesley.” – Signed inscription on top of inside front cover]

#23

[Book, 1984]
Wesley, Charles H., 1891-1987 (Charles Harris)
The history of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs: a legacy of service / by Charles Harris Wesley. – 1st ed. – Washington, D.C.: National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc. (5808 16th Street, N.W.), 1984. – viii, 562 p. : ill. (ports) ; 22.5 x 14.5 cm.
[Appendix: List of Presidents, p. 528; The Biennial Conventions, p. 529-530; Organizational chart, p. 531; Club song, p. 532; Club prayer, p. 533. – Charter: p. 534. – Selected bibliography: p. 535-537. – Acknowledgements: p. 538. – Index: p. 539-562. – Hard bound in blue cloth with silver lettering]

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