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Brimmer Company, 1923), 3738; James Weldon Johnson, Along This Way: The Autobiography of James Weldon Johnson (New York: Viking, 1933), 319325; The Crisis XIV (AprilJune 1917). 2. Nashville Tennessean, May 29, June 3, 1917: interview with George Lee, October 12, 1966. Page 28 dared to phone the governor's mansion at all. So the small, five-feet-six, one-hundred-and-forty-pound Lee suffered all the dreadful pangs more commonly known to examinees as the hour of eleven o'clock approached in room 125 of the Colored YMCA.

I have written as a biographer-historian, making special use of oral interviews in which Lieutenant Lee was always loquacious and generally candid. Eager to lodge his name in history, he opened all of his scrapbooks and some of his letter files, until he learned he could not control the manuscript, at which time he withdrew his permission to quote from his unpublished writings. Lieutenant Lee would have preferred a eulogy but I have presented him with his blemishes as well as his virtues, so that the record might be full and honest.

Page 15 Mississippi. Sawed lumber for furniture went to Wisconsin and Michigan; material for wagons, buggies, and agricultural implements went by train to Illinois and Ohio factories, and Memphis had forty manufacturing plants of its own for turning the lumber into finished products. 19 While thousands of black men provided labor for the lumber industry, a smaller group worked as skilled craftsmen in the building industry. 20 These were good times for black contractors as well, and such men as J.

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