Echoes from a pioneer life / by Jared Maurice Arter, D.D., Harper's Ferry, W. Va.
- Arter, Jared Maurice
- Atlanta, Georgia : A.B. Caldwell Publishing Co., 1922.
- Physical Description:
- 126 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 18 cm
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- Birth and early boyhood -- Jared's first four years of freedom -- Three years of struggle and uncertainty -- Life at Storer and teaching in preparation for college -- Life, teaching and work in Cairo Mission Field -- Jared's installation and work at Hill Top, W. Va. -- A more comprehensive view of work at Hill Top -- Jared's teaching at Fayetteville and recall to work at Harper's Ferry -- A message to the race -- Baccalaureate sermon delivered to graduating class, Lynchburg Seminary -- Baccalaureate sermon delivered to graduating class, Cairo High School -- Baccalaureate sermon delivered to graduating class, Bluefield, W. Va. -- Sermon delivered to Woman's Baptist State Convention -- Sermon delivered to S.S. Convention -- Sermon delivered to W. Va. Baptist State Convention -- Sermon to National Training School for Women and Girls -- Extracts from address at celebration of fifty years of freedom -- Address delivered on 105th anniversary of birthday of Abraham Lincoln -- An address of importance of S.S. and Its work -- A sketch of Harper's Ferry.
- Arter, Jared Maurice
- African Americans—Biography
- African Americans—Education
- African American Baptists—Biography
- Baptist theological seminaries—History—19th century
- Slaves—Southern States—Biography
- Sermons, American—African American authors
- African American Baptists
- African Americans
- Baptist theological seminaries
- Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)—History—19th century
- Southern States
- West Virginia—Harpers Ferry
- Source of Acquisition:
- Rare Books copy: Purchased with funds from the The Hastings Libraries Endowment; 2016.
Rare Books copy: Purchased from Between the Covers Rare Books, Inc.; 2016.
- Administrative History:
- Born a slave, Jan. 27, 1850, near Harper's Ferry, W. Virginia, Jared Maurice Arter went on to become an ordained Baptist minister, president of the West Virginia Industrial School Seminary and College in Hill Top, W. Virginia, and pastor of Storer College Church. He attended Pennsylvania State College, earning a Ph.D. in 1879, among other degrees.
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