The Boy John: Story of a White Slave (Truth is Stranger than Fiction) 1952 Reprint Howard Lodge No 15 I.O.O.F - Shelbyville, KY - Kentucky


Title: The Boy John: Story of a White Slave (Truth is Stranger than Fiction)

Author: Howard Lodge No. 15, I.O.O.F; Lynn T. Gruber

Description: Wraps. Covers show soiling. Interior is clean and unmarked. 103 pp. 6.75 x 4.75 inches.

A 1952 reprint of the 1897 publication, plus an additional 15-page history of the Howard Lodge No. 45 of Shelbyville, Kentucky, dated 1908.

Contains the presentation of Brother Lynn T. Gruber, given on April 27, 1896 at Layson Hall, regarding the history of the mystery of the Boy John, a caucasian boy who had fallen into slavery, and the scandal and investigation that had emerged within the Shelbyville lodge in 1846.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good+

Publisher: [Roberts Printing Company]
Place: [Frankfort, Kentucky]
Year: 1952

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Howard Lodge, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky, IOOF, Odd Fellows, I.O.O.F., white slavery,

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