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Marel Brown
Lilly May and Dan Two Children of the South Marel Brown Lois Mailou Jones RARE
1946. Hard to find... in acceptable to good condition. Some wear and spotting on cover, shown in photos, small tear on spine. Pages 31 to 34 are loose, but are included. Otherwise book is tight. Inside is clean. See photos. This is one of a series of books on race and missions in the South published by the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. "The Story: All over the South, in small towns and large, live boys and girls like Lilly May and Dan. As we get acquainted with them we shall be learning to know people of our own towns a little better. In the South white and Negro people live in the same towns, obey the same laws - or should! - help each other in times of sickness and trouble, and grow up to be men and women, good and bad. Most of the time Negro people know more about white people and their homes than white people know about Negro homes. So let's find out about the home in which Lilly May and Dan live, how they go to school, to church, and what happens to them in one short year." Marel Brown was the pen name of Margaret Snow Brown (1899-1991). She was an Atlanta-based author, poet, and housewife. Margaret Elizabeth Snow was born on 17 December 1899 in Carrollton, Georgia. From the mid-1920s to early 1940s, Brown edited the page for boys and girls in the "Christian Index." From the early 1940s to the early 1970s, Brown authored several published works of poetry and prose, including "Fence Corners," "Hearth-Fire," "Red Hills," and "The Shape of a Song." Her writings also appeared in many religious magazines and journals. She was an active member of the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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