The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar
by Paul Laurence Dunbar Copyright 1922
This collection of Dunbar's poems was originally published in 1913, seven years after his death. Dayton History Books Online has the 1922 edition of this book online.
Dunbar Greatest Gift to Literature
by William L. Sanders Copyright 1963
A short history on Paul Laurence Dunbar, whom many consider the best poet to come out of Dayton.
The Goodness of St. Rocque and Other Stories
by Alice Dunbar Copyright 1899
A series of short stories by Alice Dunbar, published while married to Dayton poet Paul Laurence Dunbar
In Memoriam Paul Laurence Dunbar
by H. Cordelia Ray Copyright 1910
This poem written after Dunbar's death is excerpted from the book Poems by H. Cordelia Ray
Me 'N' Dunbar
by James D. Corrothers Copyright 1901
This poem about Paul Laurence Dunbar working in a cornfield with James appeared in The Colored American Magazine, Volume III July, 1901 No. 3 issue
Paul Laurence Dunbar
by Charlotte Becker Copyright 1906
This poem of how Paul Laurence Dunbar "gave his people's thought a soul of song" appeared in Town and Country, May 5, 1906
Paul Laurence Dunbar
by James D. Corrothers Copyright 1922
Excerpt from The Book of American Negro Poetry edited by James Weldon Johnson
Paul Laurence Dunbar - Poet Laureate of the Negro Race
by Alice M. Dunbar, Prof. W. S. Scarborough & Reverdy C. Ransom Copyright 1914
Biographic information about Dayton's most beloved poet, published after his death, with a section written by his wife, Alice
by Paul Laurence Dunbar Copyright 1903
Excerpt from The Negro Problem by Booker T. Washington, et al, which contains articles from seven prominent African Americans of the time.
The Sport of the Gods
by Paul Laurence Dunbar Copyright 1902
Fictional account of a displaced Southern family's struggle to survive and prosper in early Harlem.
The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories
by Paul Laurence Dunbar Copyright 1900
Fictional short stories written by the well-known poet
We Wear the Mask
by Tim Walker Copyright 2012
This very well-written article by Tim Walker appeared in the Dayton City Paper in their February 7-13, 2012 Edition. Walker's tight writing and eye for history is evident in his telling of the life of Paul Laurence Dunbar, the well-known African-American poet, who died at the young age of thirty-three.
Reprinted here courtesy of Tim Walker and Dayton City Paper