The pages and illustrations are crisp and clean, save for a small spot of foxing on pages 39 and 41. An exceedingly rare first edition copy of an African American awareness children's book from a very well known early African American author and activist. A wonderful, scarce find and an historical treasure. Please see below for more information on Marel Brown and her activism. Margaret Elizabeth Snow was born on 17 December 1899 in Carrollton, Georgia, to Mr.
Around 1902, the Snow family moved to Atlanta, where Margaret later met and married Alexander Booth Brown (a native of Aberdeen, Scotland) in 1919. From the mid-1920s to early 1940s, Brown edited the page for boys and girls in the Christian Index.
" From the early 1940s to the early 1970s, Brown authored several published works of poetry and prose, most notably "Fence Corners, " "Hearth-Fire, " "Red Hills, " and "The Shape of a Song. Her writings also appeared in numerous religious magazines and journals. Brown, an active member of the Druid Hills Baptist Church, participated in numerous local and national civic and social organizations, among them the Atlanta Branch of the National League of American Pen Women, the Atlanta Writers' Club, the Georgia Federation of Women's Clubs, the Georgia Writers' Association, the Ladies' Burns Club of Atlanta (affiliated with the Burns Club of Scotland), and the Poetry Society of America.In memory of her husband, who died 13 December 1975, Brown funded and supported the Warren Memorial Boy's Club, where she also served on the Board of Directors. Marel Brown died September 26, 1991. Please don't hesitate to let me know if you have any questions! Also check out our other rare and out-of-print antiquarian books at Black Cat Caboodle.
Available to anywhere that the UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE delivers. Please message me for a quote! Black Cat Caboodle THANKS you for looking Happy eBaying! The item "LILLY MAY AND DAN TWO CHILDREN OF THE SOUTH Marel Brown 1st Ed African Am 1946" is in sale since Thursday, September 29, 2016. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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