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Liberian Family

Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Liberia by Sir Harry Johnston ; with an appendix on the flora of Liberia by Dr. Otto Stapf ; 28 coloured illustrations by Sir Harry Johnston, 24 botanical drawings by Miss Matilda Smith, 402 black and white illustrations from the author's drawings and fro, London : Hutchinson & Co., 1906.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / General Research and Reference Division

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Liberian Family

Even as they left the United States behind, the 16,000 colonists made concerted efforts to create a sort of "little America" in their new surroundings. They were not always welcome in Liberia. Heavily influenced by Christian values, many exhibited a missionary zeal toward the indigenous Africans.

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  2. Introduction
  3. Celebrations in New York
  4. Celebrations in Philadelphia
  5. Celebrations in Boston
  6. Africa and Africans
  7. New Issues
  8. The End of the Celebrations
  9. The Legacy of the Celebrations
  10. Bibliography

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