All Brave Sailors. The Story of the SS Booker T. Washington.

New York: L. B. Fischer, 1945.

Price: $75.00

About the item

First Edition. 208p. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue decorated cloth. A fine copy in a slightly chipped illustrated dust jacket.

Item #31840

This was the first US Merchant Marine ship under a Negro commander with white and colored men working together as officers and crew. The story of how well this worked is told by the great-grand nephew of Harriet Beecher Stowe who was with the ship for two years.