Love Across the Color Line - Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz, and Peiss, Kathy, and Mitchell, Phoebe
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This book examines a remarkable collection of twenty-seven letters written by a white working-class woman to her African American lover in 1907 and 1908. Stuffed inside a black lace stocking, the letters were hidden under the floorboards of a house in Northampton, Massachusetts, until their recent discovery. Reflecting the passions and anxieties of the moment, the letters were written by Alice Hanley, the daughter of Irish Catholic immigrants, to Channing Lewis, a cook in Springfield. Since the thoughts and feelings of ...

Love Across the Color Line 1996, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9781558490246

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