Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950.
Biography and History
Considered the Father of Black History, Carter Godwin Woodson was an African-American historian, author, and journalist. In 1915 he founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, and in 1926 he pioneered the concept of a "Negro History Week," which was later expanded into Black History Month. Charles H. Wesley was an African-American historian, author, and college president.
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Call Number: C1310
Consists, primarily, of a life-long series of correspondence between Carter Godwin Woodson, founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, and Charles H. Wesley, African-American historian and college president.