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Contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction by William L. Andrews xi Bursting Bonds Foreword xxxi Preface to the Second Edition xxxiii The Heir of Slaves 1 My Parentage 3 2 To Arkansas 8 3 Beginning School in Ernest 12 4 A Skiff-Ferry School Boy 16 5 The Stave Factory and the Sawmill Lumberyard 20 6 "You Can Have Hope" 25 7 A Christian Missionary College 30 8 Preparing for Yale in Ironwork 34 9 Yale; The Henry James Ten Eyck Oratorical Contest 38 Bursting Bonds 10 College Teacher 47 11 Tour of Europe 52 12 Wiley University and Texas 57 13 Arkansas Traveler 65 14 Morgan College and After 73
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Pickens, William, 1881-1954.
African Americans -- Biography.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -- Biography.
Southern States -- Race relations.
African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964.