A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can. — Edith Hamilton

American History Stories—Volume IV - Mara L. Pratt




Negro Song

This is a funny old song that the "darkeys" used to delight to sing in the days when they believed "Father Abraham" was coming to free them. [Illustration] from American History Stories - IV by Mara L. Pratt