Reading & Reference Sources
Although we provide links to Amazon for all the listed books, many of these can be found in local public libraries.

African Americans in Newport: An Introduction to the Heritage of African Americans in Newport, Rhode Island, 1700-1945

Aristocrats of Color: The Black Elite, 1880-1920

Lord, Please Don’t Take Me in August: African-Americans in Newport and Saratoga Springs, 1870-1930 (Blacks in the New World)

Pastor Henry N. Jeter’s twenty-five years experience with the Shiloh Baptist Church; and her history. Corner School and Mary streets, Newport, R. I.

The Souls of Black Folk

Reminiscences of Newport

Negroes on the Island of Rhode Island.

Richard Gill Forrester – New York
Summer Resident of Newport