Gooch. On Africa's Lands: The Forgotten Stories of Two Lincoln Educated Missionaries in Liberia

Gooch. On Africa's Lands: The Forgotten Stories of Two Lincoln Educated Missionaries in Liberia

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Gooch, Cheryl Renee. On Africa's Lands: The Forgotten Stories of Two Lincoln Educated Missionaries in Liberia. Lincoln University, Pennsylvania: The Lincoln University Press, 2014. First Edition. ISBN: 9780615980904. [7652]

vi., 161 pp., new. Signed by the author on the tp. New. Paperback.

Highlights pivotal events in the lives of the Amos brothers, who were among the first graduates of Lincoln University in the late 1850s, and who, under the auspices of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., nurtured and fulfilled dreams of missionary service in Liberia.

"As graduates of our nations' oldest degree granting historically Black university, James Ralson Amos and Thomas Henry Amos' more than 60 letters real their mission experiences as Black ordained ministers who served as missionaries in Liberia. This compilation captures African-American agency in the mid-nineteenth century and is a mus read for anyone interested in American history as well as scholars of African-American past." - Diane D. Turner, Curator, Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries.