A Hammer in Their Hands

A Hammer in Their Hands

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Newspaper and magazine articles, advertisements for runaway slaves, letters, folklore, legal patents, protest pamphlets, and other primary sources document the technological achievements of African-Americans from colonial times to the present.At the age of ten years he returned to Raleigh, N. C., and spent four years at the Washington Graded School. ... From Greensboro, Mr. Howard went to Philadelphia, and served an apprenticeship in plumbing and gas fitting, under Jos. Smithanbsp;...

Title:A Hammer in Their Hands
Author:Carroll W. Pursell
Publisher:MIT Press - 2005


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