Frances Ellen Watkins (Harper)’s Forest Leaves now available on Common-place

Nathan Jérémie-Brink's picture

Dear colleagues,

We at Common-place, in collaboration with the American Antiquarian Society, are pleased to announce the publication of Frances Ellen Watkins (Harper)’s Forest Leaves (ca. 1846) as the latest installment of Just Teach One: Early African American Print on Common-place: The Journal of Early American Life. The poems are edited with an introduction by Alex W. Black, Brigitte Fielder, and Johanna Ortner and encoded by students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The site includes both TEI-encoded XML as well as a PDF for your use in the classroom and beyond.
Nathan Jérémie-Brink
PhD Candidate, History, Loyola University Chicago
New Media Editor, Common-place Journal,
Graduate Scholar-in-Residence, Newberry Library