"ONE OF THE MOST HONORABLE SONS OUR COUNTRY HAS EVER PRODUCED": FIRST EDITION OF EUGENE FELDMAN'S PAMPHLET BIOGRAPHY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN SENATOR HIRAM R. REVELS
FELDMAN, Eugene. Hiram R. Revels. Negro Senator from Mississippi. Chicago: Marshall Pay-As-You-Drive Plan Auto Liability Insurance, circa 1960. Square octavo, original pictorial cream self-wrappers; pp. 4.
First edition of this educational pamphlet about Mississippi senator Hiram R. Revels, America's first African American senator.
History teacher Eugene Feldman's Hiram R. Revels: Negro Senator from Mississippi is a pamphlet biography of the United States' first African American senator. A pastor affiliated with the African Episcopal Church, Revels was also a civil rights activist dedicated to uplifting his community through education and opportunity while fighting oppressive forces like the Klan. This pamphlet was released to community groups as part of the public service program at a Chicago auto insurance dealer.
Minor toning and soiling to wrappers and light wear to extremities. An extremely good copy. Scarce.