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The journal of Charlotte Forten

a free Negro in the slave era

by Charlotte L. Forten

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forten, Charlotte L,
  • African American teachers -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited, with an introd. and notes, by Ray Allen Billington.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsBillington, Ray Allen, 1903-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA2317.F67 A33 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination286 p. ;
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4106127M
    ISBN 10039300046X
    LC Control Number80020834

    On page , Charlotte Forten, black and born free, sets sail for the Sea islands, there to teach newly-free slaves as part of a noble experiment that would demonstrate (to Lincoln among others) their capacity to learn, and, in Higginson's First South Carolina Volunteers, to fight; it is the real beginning of Charlotte's story, in terms of a sustained personal chronicle, although it comes. A SOCIAL EXPERIMENT: THE PORT ROYAL JOURNAL OF CHARLOTTE L. FORTEN, Charlotte L. Forten, the author of the following Jour- nal, was born of free Negro parents in Philadelphia in , the granddaughter of James Forten, wealthy sail- maker and abolitionist,' and the daughter of Robert Bridges Forten.

    James Forten (September 2, – March 4, ) was an African-American abolitionist and wealthy businessman in Philadelphia, free in the city, he became a sailmaker after the American Revolutionary War. Following an apprenticeship, he became the foreman and bought the sail loft when his boss : September 2, , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Charlotte Forten books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. The Journal of Charlotte L. Forten. Charlotte L Forten. 26 Apr Hardback. US$ Add to basket. Charlotte Forten. 01 Feb Paperback. US$ Add to basket. The Journals. Charlotte Forten Grimke.

      Charlotte Forten, a nineteenth-century African American activist, poet, and teacher, began keeping a journal in , while attending a school in Salem, Massachusetts. She was the first black student at the Salem Normal School. Author of Journal, The journal of Charlotte L. Forten, A free Negro in the slave era, A Free Black Girl Before the Civil War, Two Black teachers during the Civil War: Mary S. Peake, The journals of Charlotte Forten Grimké.


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Charlotte Forten Grimké, ca. A wish to record the passing events of my life, which, even if quite unimportant to others, naturally possess great interest to myself, and of which it will be pleasant to have some remembrance, has induced me to commence this journal.

I feel that keeping a diary will be a pleasant and profitable employment File Size: KB. Charlotte Forten’s zeal for justice and her personal renderings of the events and people of her day make her journal an important document in American social history.

Her bequest to humanity, Ray Allen Billington writes, “was a journal which could reveal to a later generation her undying belief in human decency and equality.” Cited by: 3.

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The introduction gives the basic facts about the author. She was born in into a wealthy, free African-American family in by: 2. Diary of Charlotte Forten: A Free Black Girl Before the Civil War is a historical nonfiction book that was copyrighted in The genres include nonfiction, history, biography and autobiography.

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Her journals describe her privileged childhood, her. Read this book on Questia. Charlotte L. Forten was a delicate young woman of sixteen when in she left her native Philadelphia to launch the educational and teaching career described in the following Journal. The journal of Charlotte Forten: a free Negro in the slave era by Forten, Charlotte L; Billington, Ray Allen, Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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Although Charlotte Lottie Forten Grimké was a teacher as well as a minor essayist, poet, and translator, it was her personal journal, which she started keeping at. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The journal of Charlotte L. Forten; with an introduction and Forten, Charlotte L. View full catalog record.

Forten, Charlotte L. Journal of Charlotte L. Forten. New York, Dryden Press [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Charlotte L Forten; Charlotte L Forten: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors:.

As a free African American living in the North in the s, Charlotte Forten was luckier than most African Americans of her time. But she still faced segregation, limited opportunities, and the sharp barbs of racism.

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Charlotte Louise Bridges Forten Grimké (Aug – J ) was an African American anti-slavery activist, poet, and grew up in a prominent abolitionist family in taught school for years, including during the Civil War, to freedmen in South in life she married Francis James Grimké, a Presbyterian minister who led a Born: Charlotte Louise Bridges Forten, Aug.

This book is taken from the writings of Charlotte Forten. At Charlotte Forten began a journal which she kept until She aslo kept a diary from to /5(1). Charlotte Forten’s zeal for justice and her personal renderings of the events and people of her day make her journal an important document in American social history.

Her bequest to humanity, Ray Allen Billington writes, “was a journal which could reveal to a later generation her undying belief in human decency and equality.”Brand: Norton, W.

& Company, Inc. — Journal of Charlotte Forten, Charlotte Forten was the first northern African-American schoolteacher to go south to teach former slaves.

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and notes, by Ray Allen Billington.Based on Charlotte L. Forten’s Journal, edited by Ray Allen Billington and published inPolly Longsworth’s biography I, Charlotte Forten, Black and Free is more than a retelling of.