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The journal of Charlotte Forten a free Negro in the slave era by Charlotte L. Forten

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Forten, Charlotte L,
  • Education -- United States,
  • African American teachers -- United States -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesFree Negro in the slave era.
Statementedited, with an introduction and notes, by Ray Allen Billington.
ContributionsBillington, Ray Allen, 1903-
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23236602M

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Although Charlotte Lottie Forten Grimké was a teacher as well as a minor essayist, poet, and translator, it was her personal journal, which she started keeping at . About this Book Catalog Record Details. The journal of Charlotte L. Forten; with an introduction and Forten, Charlotte L. View full catalog record. Forten, Charlotte L. Journal of Charlotte L. Forten. New York, Dryden Press [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Charlotte L Forten; Charlotte L Forten: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: . As a free African American living in the North in the s, Charlotte Forten was luckier than most African Americans of her time. But she still faced segregation, limited opportunities, and the sharp barbs of racism. Through it all, Charlotte wrote down her experiences in a diary.