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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 107

8. E. Thomas Demby, The United States and the Negro: The Oration Delivered at the Forty-Fourth Emancipation Anniversary Celebration, Held in San Carlos Theatre under the Patronage of the Emancipation Proclamation Association of Key West, Fla., U.S.A. January 1, 1907 (n.p.: H. C. Cantwell, [1907?]). (21 p.)

Speech by an African American pastor praising black progress since the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. His picture appears opposite the front endpaper. Two short clippings commending the oration, one from a newspaper in Jacksonville, Florida, and the other from an unidentified source, are pasted inside the front endpaper.