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The Resource Extraordinary Black Americans : from Colonial to contemporary times, by Susan R. Altman ; consultants, Tony Martin, Lynell Hemphill

Extraordinary Black Americans : from Colonial to contemporary times, by Susan R. Altman ; consultants, Tony Martin, Lynell Hemphill

Label
Extraordinary Black Americans : from Colonial to contemporary times
Title
Extraordinary Black Americans
Title remainder
from Colonial to contemporary times
Statement of responsibility
by Susan R. Altman ; consultants, Tony Martin, Lynell Hemphill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents short biographies of black Americans from Colonial to contemporary times, highlighting their personal achievements and their resulting contributions to the growth of American society
Biography type
collective biography
Dewey number
  • 973/.0496073022
  • B
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
1040
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
E185.96
LC item number
.A56 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Extraordinary Black Americans : from Colonial to contemporary times, by Susan R. Altman ; consultants, Tony Martin, Lynell Hemphill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Contents (cont.): Jesse Jackson -- Reconstruction amendments -- Elizabeth Eckford's statement -- Letter from Birmingham Jail -- "I have a dream" speech
  • Contents (cont.): Madame C.J. Walker -- Charles Young -- Elijah McCoy -- Ida B. Wells-Barnett -- Mary Church Terrell -- Matthew Henson -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- W.E.B. DuBois -- Robert Sengstacke Abbott -- Garrett A. Morgan -- William Christopher Handy -- Henry Johnson -- Bessie Smith -- Marcus Garvey -- Louis Amrstrong -- Langston Hughes -- Frederick McKinley Jones -- Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington -- Jesse Owens -- Richard Wright -- Paul Robeson -- Joe Louis -- Marian Anderson -- Asa Philip Randolph -- Charles Richard Drew -- Jackie Robinson -- Percy Lavon Julian -- Ralph Bunche -- Wilma Rudolph -- Daniel "Chappie" James, Jr. -- Lorraine Hansberry -- James Baldwin -- Rosa Parks -- Thurgood Marshall -- The Little Rock Nine -- Medgar Evers -- Sit-ins -- Freedom Riders -- Fannie Lou Hamer -- Malcolm X -- The 1963 march on Washington -- Roy Wilkins -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- The Black Power Movement -- Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr. -- Toni Morrison
  • Contents: Estevanico -- Lucy Terry Prince -- Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable -- Crispus Attucks -- Benjamin Banneker -- Phillis Wheatley -- Peter Salem -- James Forten -- James Armistead -- Elizabeth Freeman -- Richard Allen -- Paul Cuffe -- Gabriel Prosser -- York -- Denmark Vesey -- Slave uprisings -- Garcia -- Black Seminoles -- Nat Turner -- Joseph Cinque -- James Beckwourth -- Madison Washington -- Norbert Rillieux -- Underground Railroad -- Lewis Temple -- Dred Scott -- Lewis Hayden -- Harriet Tubman -- Jermain Wesley Loguen -- John Anthony Copeland, Jr. -- Frederick Douglass -- Sojourner Truth -- George Washington -- Robert Smalls -- Charlotte Forten Grimke -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- Black Civil War soldiers -- Reconstruction -- P.B.S. Pinchback -- Booker T. Washington -- Nat Love -- Jan Ernst Matzeliger -- George Jordan -- Lewis Howard Latimer -- Scott Joplin -- George Washington Carver -- Granville T. Woods -- Daniel Hale Williams
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780516005812
Lccn
89011977 /AC
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
ocn432593951
Label
Extraordinary Black Americans : from Colonial to contemporary times, by Susan R. Altman ; consultants, Tony Martin, Lynell Hemphill
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Contents (cont.): Jesse Jackson -- Reconstruction amendments -- Elizabeth Eckford's statement -- Letter from Birmingham Jail -- "I have a dream" speech
  • Contents (cont.): Madame C.J. Walker -- Charles Young -- Elijah McCoy -- Ida B. Wells-Barnett -- Mary Church Terrell -- Matthew Henson -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- W.E.B. DuBois -- Robert Sengstacke Abbott -- Garrett A. Morgan -- William Christopher Handy -- Henry Johnson -- Bessie Smith -- Marcus Garvey -- Louis Amrstrong -- Langston Hughes -- Frederick McKinley Jones -- Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington -- Jesse Owens -- Richard Wright -- Paul Robeson -- Joe Louis -- Marian Anderson -- Asa Philip Randolph -- Charles Richard Drew -- Jackie Robinson -- Percy Lavon Julian -- Ralph Bunche -- Wilma Rudolph -- Daniel "Chappie" James, Jr. -- Lorraine Hansberry -- James Baldwin -- Rosa Parks -- Thurgood Marshall -- The Little Rock Nine -- Medgar Evers -- Sit-ins -- Freedom Riders -- Fannie Lou Hamer -- Malcolm X -- The 1963 march on Washington -- Roy Wilkins -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- The Black Power Movement -- Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr. -- Toni Morrison
  • Contents: Estevanico -- Lucy Terry Prince -- Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable -- Crispus Attucks -- Benjamin Banneker -- Phillis Wheatley -- Peter Salem -- James Forten -- James Armistead -- Elizabeth Freeman -- Richard Allen -- Paul Cuffe -- Gabriel Prosser -- York -- Denmark Vesey -- Slave uprisings -- Garcia -- Black Seminoles -- Nat Turner -- Joseph Cinque -- James Beckwourth -- Madison Washington -- Norbert Rillieux -- Underground Railroad -- Lewis Temple -- Dred Scott -- Lewis Hayden -- Harriet Tubman -- Jermain Wesley Loguen -- John Anthony Copeland, Jr. -- Frederick Douglass -- Sojourner Truth -- George Washington -- Robert Smalls -- Charlotte Forten Grimke -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- Black Civil War soldiers -- Reconstruction -- P.B.S. Pinchback -- Booker T. Washington -- Nat Love -- Jan Ernst Matzeliger -- George Jordan -- Lewis Howard Latimer -- Scott Joplin -- George Washington Carver -- Granville T. Woods -- Daniel Hale Williams
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780516005812
Lccn
89011977 /AC
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
ocn432593951

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