Every Girls: September 1931 – The Real Uncle Tom
This issue of EveryGirls magazine contains a wonderfully written story about “The Real Uncle Tom”. For anyone wondering what is a “Uncle Tom”, this brief and well written article by Olive Burns Kirby describes the life of Josiah Henson who Hariet Beecher Stowe credited as a primary influence on her book Uncle Toms Cabin. Josiah Henson was born to slavery until he made his escape with his entire family to Canada.
Josiah Henson: The Real Uncle Tom Below is a .pdf article. This rare 80 year old magazine is available as well as the complete article in editable .pdf format.