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100 Amazing Facts About the Negro with Complete Proof
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First published in 1934 and revised in 1962, this book gathers journalist and historian Joel Augustus Rogers’ columns from the syndicated newspaper feature titled Your History. Patterned after the look of Ripley’s popular Believe It or Not the multiple vignettes in each episode recount short items from Rogers’s research. The feature began in the Pittsburgh Courier in November 1934 and ran through the 1960s.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Copyright
  2. pp. 1-6
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. 7-10
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  1. Quiz
  2. pp. 11-11
  1. 100 Amazing Facts
  2. pp. 11-11
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  1. The Arts
  2. pp. 12-12
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  1. Ancient Civilizations
  2. pp. 12-13
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  1. Illiteracy and Intelligence
  2. pp. 13-13
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  1. Exploration
  2. pp. 13-14
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  1. Science and Invention
  2. pp. 14-14
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  1. Jews and Ethiopians
  2. pp. 14-15
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  1. Medicine
  2. pp. 15-15
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  1. Politics
  2. pp. 15-15
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  1. Race-mixing
  2. pp. 16-16
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  1. Religion
  2. pp. 16-17
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  1. Rulers
  2. pp. 17-18
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  1. Slavery
  2. pp. 18-19
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  1. Sports
  2. pp. 20-20
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  1. Warfare--Commanders
  2. pp. 20-21
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  1. Warfare--Men
  2. pp. 21-22
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  1. Miscellaneous
  2. pp. 22-23
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  1. Proof
  2. pp. 23-23
  1. Answers to Quiz
  2. pp. 23-26
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  1. The Arts
  2. pp. 26-28
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  1. Ancient Civilizations
  2. pp. 28-30
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  1. Illiteracy and Intelligence
  2. pp. 30-31
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  1. Exploration
  2. pp. 31-31
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  1. Science and Invention
  2. pp. 32-32
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  1. Jews and Ethiopians
  2. pp. 32-34
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  1. Medicine
  2. pp. 34-34
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  1. Politics
  2. pp. 34-35
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  1. Race-mixing
  2. pp. 35-37
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  1. Religion
  2. pp. 37-40
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  1. Rulers
  2. pp. 40-43
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  1. Slavery
  2. pp. 43-45
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  1. Sports
  2. pp. 45-45
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  1. Warfare--Commanders
  2. pp. 45-47
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  1. Warfare--Men
  2. pp. 47-48
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  1. Miscellaneous
  2. pp. 48-52
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  1. List of World's Greatest Men and Women of African Descent
  2. pp. 53-55
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  1. Other Outstanding Facts of Negro Progress
  2. pp. 56-58
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  1. A Truth Suppressed for 333 Years
  2. pp. 59-73
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