HENDRIX, MS: The Legend of Longwood: A National Historic Landmark

Book cover. The Legend of Longwood: A National Historic LandmarkHendrix, Margaret S. The Legend of Longwood: A National Historic Landmark. Hudson Printing Co., 1972. Unmarked. Some age tanning. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30790) $20.00

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Longwood, also known as Nutt’s Folly, is a historic antebellum octagonal mansion in Natchez, Mississippi, United States. It was designed by Samuel Sloan in 1859 for the cotton planter Haller Nutt. The mansion is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, and is a National Historic Landmark. Longwood is also the largest octagonal house in the United States.

Lain in map with ink notations and age tanning.

Floor plans. Illustrated. Second edition.

JORDON, C: An Introduction to Savannah: Georgia’s Colonial Capital

Jordon, Charles and Joann. An Introduction to Savannah: Georgia’s Colonial Capital. McGrew Color Graphics, Undated. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#28194)

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Introduction and photographs by Charles and Joann Jordan. This beautifully photographed souvenir guide presents offers a collection of the City of Savannah highlights representing it’s colonial past and preservation for the future. Each photograph is colorfully depicted and with text additions. A map drawing (with 39 designated locations) is on the last page of the guide inside the cover. 35p.

WELLS, IB: Southern Horrors and Other Writings: The Anti-Lynching Campaign of Ida B. Wells, 1892-1900

Royster, Jacqueline Jones. Southern Horrors and Other Writings: The Anti-Lynching Campaign of Ida B. Wells, 1892-1900. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 1997. ISBN: 9780312116958. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#28093)

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Illustrated. Edited with an introduction by Jacqueline Jones Royster.

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (1862-1931), more commonly known as Ida B. Wells, was an African-American woman who achieved national and international fame as a journalist, public speaker, and community activist.

This volume collects three pamphlets that constitute her major works during the anti-lynching movement: Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases, A Red Record, and Mob Rule in New Orleans.

She was also one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909.