New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1971. Hardcover. xiv, 210p. + 16p. photographs, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped dj.
Smith's life was atypically African American. Raised as a cowboy in Wyoming, he earned an engineering degree at the University of Nebraska that led him in turn to a public engineer's job in Hawaii. There, he became the territory's Civil Service Director and a member of the territorial legislature.