The Southern Workman Volume 48

The Southern Workman Volume 48

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...valuable, and they are the ones with whom it is of the highest importance that he should live in amity. The Southern leaders are realizing that they must do their part. In the anti-lynching convention that is to be held in New York, leading Southerners are to appear to testify to their detestation of lynching and their knowledge that they must take measures in the South to redeem the honor and the decency of that section, and stamp out that awful impeachment against the civilization of the South and of the United States. And what Hampton teaches is patience. Look back to your great leader, General Armstrong, and read his lessons on that subject. Think of that fine character, Dr. Frissell, and see how he hoped on and worked on and taught patience and hope, and how both were justified in what has been brought about thus far. Look back and see how far you have gone, and then look forward with a confidence that God is working out the problem of two races, one beginning in slavery, and the other enslaved, as it were, by the prejudices of slavery. ALL a fool's errand, not that of a man who burns his ships and attempts whnl seems impossible, but the life of a man "'h 'i'k5 nothing find hugs safety and comfort. Only what the Wl'ld 09115 folly is Worthy of the moral energies of man. Doing what can't be done is the glory of living.---Arm: tnmg To rns Bonnn or Tnusrsss or THE HAMPTON NORMAL AND AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE GENTLEMENZ--I have the honor to submit the following report for the year ending March 31, 1919. It has been a period filled with unusual experiences; shadowed by the sorrows and anxieties of war, lightened by the gladness of returning peace. For a time the school resembled a military camp; and the sudden transition back to the...show more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236833805
  • 9781236833808