Franklin, John H(ope)

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FRANKLIN, John H(ope)

FRANKLIN, John H(ope). American, b. 1915. Genres: History, Race relations, Biography, Essays. Career: Instructor, Fisk University, Nashville, TN, 1936-37; professor of history, St. Augustine's College, Raleigh, NC, 1939-43; professor of history, North Carolina College, 1943-47; professor of history, Howard University, Washington, DC, 1947-56; professor and chairman, Dept. of History, Brooklyn College, NYC, 1956-64; professor of American history, 1964-82, and chairman of Dept. of History, 1967-70, University of Chicago; James Duke Professor of History, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1982-85, Emeritus, 1985-. Publications: The Free Negro in North Carolina, 1790-1860, 1943; From Slavery to Freedom, 1947, 8th ed., 2000; The Militant South 1800-1860, 1956; Reconstruction after the Civil War, 1961; The Emancipation Proclamation, 1963; (with J.W. Caughey and E.R. May) Land of the Free, 1966; Illustrated History of Black Americans, 1970; Racial Equality in America, 1976; Southern Odyssey, 1976; George Washington Williams: A Biography, 1985; Race and History: Selected Essays 1938-1988, 1990; The Color Line: Legacy for the Twenty-First Century, 1993; (with L. Schweninger) Runaway Slaves, 2000. EDITOR: The Civil War Diary of James T. Ayers, 1947; A. Tourgee, A Fool's Errand, 1961; T.W. Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment, 1962; Three Negro Classics, 1965; (with I. Star) The Negro in the Twentieth Century, 1967; Color and Race, 1968; W.E.B. Du Bois, The Suppression of the African Slave Trade, 1969; Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John R. Lynch, 1970; (with A. Meier) Black Leaders of the Twentieth Century, 1982. Address: Dept. of History, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, U.S.A.

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