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African American Women Writers of the 19th Century: Alphabetical Full List

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century guide includes a digital collection of published works by 19th-century black women writers, biographies for each author, citations and much more

Alphabetical Author list

Author Title Catalog Record Plain Text PDF Full View
Albert, Octavia V. Rogers House of Bondage or Charlotte Brooks and other slaves Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Anonymous Memoir of Old Elizabeth, a coloured woman Catalog PDF  
Bibb, Eloise Poems Catalog PDF  
Broughton, Virginia W. Twenty year's experience of a missionary Catalog PDF  
Brown, Hallie Q. Homespun heroines and other women of distinction Catalog PDF Archive.org (1988 reprint)
Brown, Josephine Biography of an American bondman Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Burton, Annie L. Memories of childhood's slavery days Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Bush-Banks, Olivia Ward Driftwood Catalog PDF  
Delany, Lucy A. From the darkness cometh the light or, struggles for freedom Catalog PDF  
Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Goodness of St. Rocque and other stories Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Violets and other tales Catalog PDF  
Foote, Julia A.J. Brand plucked from the fire. An autobiographical sketch, by Mrs. Julia A. J. Foote Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Fordham, Mary Weston Magnolia leaves: Poems Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Harper, Frances E.W. Iola Leroy or, Shadows uplifted Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Heard, Josephine D. Henderson Morning glories Catalog PDF Archive.org
Hopkins, Pauline E. Contending forces : a romance illustrative of Negro life North and South Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Jacobs, Harriet A. Incidents in the life of a slave girl. Written by herself. Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Johnson, Amelia E. Hazeley Family Catalog PDF  
Johnson, Maggie Pogue Virginia dreams : lyrics for the idle hour ; tales of the time Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Keckley, Elizabeth Behind the scenes or, Thirty years a slave and four years in the White House Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Lee, Jarena Religious experience journal of Mrs. Jarena Lee : giving an account of her call to preach the gospel Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Mattison, Hiram Louisa Picquet, the octoroon; or, Inside views of southern domestic life Catalog PDF Archive.org
Menken, Adah Isaacs Infelicia Catalog PDF HathiTrust (1902 ed.)
Mosell, N.F. The work of the Afro-American woman Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Plato, Ann Essays : including biographies and miscellaneous pieces, in prose and poetry Catalog PDF  
Prince, Mary History of Mary Prince, a West Indian slave Catalog PDF  
Prince, Nancy A narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Ray, H. Cordelia Poems Catalog PDF Archive.org
Rollin, Frank [Frances] A. Life and public services of Martin R. Delany Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Smith, Amanda An Autobiography : the story of the Lord's dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, the colored evangelist Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Smith, Effie Waller Rhymes from the Cumberland Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Smith, Effie Waller Songs of the months Catalog PDF  
Stewart, Maria Productions of Mrs. Maria W. Stewart presented to the first Africa Baptist Church & Society, of the City of Boston Catalog PDF  
Taylor, Susie King Reminiscences of my life in camp with the 33d United States colored troops, late 1st S. C. volunteers Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Thompson, Clara Ann Songs from the wayside Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Thompson, Priscilla Jane Ethiope Lays Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Thompson, Priscilla Jane Gleanings of quiet hours Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Truth, Sojourner Narrative of Sojourner Truth; a bonds-woman of olden time,... Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Tucker, Mary E. Loew's Bridge a Broadway Idle Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Tucker, Mary E. Poems Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Veney, Bethany The Narrative of Bethany Veney, slave woman Catalog PDF HathiTrust
Wheatley, Phillis Poems on various subjects, religious and moral Catalog PDF HathiTrust

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