The Childhood of Paul Robeson:
And His Journey to Rutgers University

A Drawing Book for Self Expression

Compiled & Edited By Leon Dixon

(Based on Here I Stand by Paul Robeson and the biographies Paul Robeson: All American by Dorothy Butler Gilliam & Paul Robeson by Martin Bauml Duberman)


  1. Hello
  2. My Birth
  3. Early History of Princeton, New Jersey
  4. My Father
  5. My Father Meets My Mother
  6. My Mother's Family
  7. My Father's Call to the Ministry
  8. Princeton's Black Community
  9. My Parent's Manerisms
  10. A Family Setback
  11. A Family Tregedy
  12. My Father Carries On
  13. My Brother "Reed"
  14. Princeton's Caste System
  15. My Exposure to Sports
  16. Calling Attention to My Singing
  17. Community Support
  18. Our Move to Westfield
  19. Westfield's Community
  20. My Father's Expections Of Us
  21. A Valuable Lesson
  22. My Father's Nurturing
  23. Our Move to Somerville
  24. Entering High School
  25. My High School Days
  26. My Senior Year
  27. Rutgers Scholarship Examination
  28. Entering Rutgers

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