Feb 25, 2010 - Sale 2204

Sale 2204 - Lot 302

Price Realized: $ 510
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(MILITARY--WORLD WAR I.) HUNTON, ADDIE W. AND KATHRYN M. JOHNSON. Two Colored Women with the American Expeditionary Forces. Frontispiece and additional illustrations. 8vo, original cloth; in the original printed dust jacket which has a few small nicks and closed tears; edges show some sort of splatter from an early date. should be seen. Brooklyn, New York: Brooklyn Eagle Press, (1919)

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first edition in the scarce dust jacket. Addie W. Hunton, (1866-195?) a major 20th-century African American social welfare professional, served in France with the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. Sobered and politicized by the experience of war and the prejudice that she witnessed, Hunton dedicated the remainder of her life to fighting for peace and racial justice.