Having Our Say
The Delany Sisters' First 100 YearsBook - 1993
An inspiring memoir by two lively, keen-witted African American senior citizens. In their 200+ combined years, Sadie and Bessie Delany have seen it all. They saw their father, who was born into slavery, become America's first black Episcopal bishop. They saw their mother--a woman of mixed racial parentage who was born free--give birth to ten children, all of whom would become college-educated, successful professionals in a time when blacks could scarcely expect to receive a high school diploma. They saw the post-Reconstruction South, the Jim Crow laws,
Publisher: New York : Kodansha International, 1993.
Branch Call Number: 305.929/DELA
Characteristics: xiii, 210 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.