Atlanta GA: No publisher stated, 1894.
Illustrated by Illustrated. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fair with no dust jacket. Item #BOOKS001602I
Both hinges started, well toned, soiled, edgeworn. Solid text block. ; Brief sketches of successful black businessmen and community leaders in post-Reconstruction Atlanta. "This book represents men, young and old, who have come to the front in life with everything to discourage them, nothing to encourage save the natural ability being an impetus to their successful business tact which the God of Nature has abundantly crowned the Negro with. It is hoped that this book will do much when it is read to give a great impetus to the younger ones." Perhaps the first book on African American life in Atlanta, The Black Side was written by the long-serving minister of the Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta. "Introductory" by prominent AME Bishop Henry M Turner. A worn copy of a scarce, historic volume of African-American history.; 323 pages.