BERLIN, Ira, and ROWLAND, Leslie S., eds. Families and Freedom: A Documentary History of African-American Kinship in the Civil War Era. New York: The New Press, 1997. 1st ed. xx,259pp. Illus. Orig. cloth-backed boards, non-priceclipped d/j. Fine. With the ownership signature of Adelaide M. Cromwell on the front free endpaper. Adelaide Cromwell Hill (1919-2019), a prominent sociologist and a granddaughter of John Wesley Cromwell, was the first Black instructor at Hunter College and at Smith College. She was the author of several books on Black history and a study of Boston's Black upper class.