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Extraordinary Black Americans from colonial to contemporary times

Altman, Susan (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Presents short biographies of ninety-five black Americans from colonial to contemporary times, highlighting their personal achievements and their resulting contributions to the growth of American society.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 920 ALT (Text) 33892001055202 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 12/22/1996 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0516005812
  • Physical Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
    print
  • Publisher: Chicago : Childrens Press, [1989]

Content descriptions

General Note: Booklist starred.
Elementary School Library Collection.
Wilson's Children.
Accelerated Reader Upper Grades 8.9 11.0 NYSSA.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 236)
Citation/References Note:
Wilson's Children.
Elementary School Library Collection.
Booklist starred.
Summary, etc.: Presents short biographies of ninety-five black Americans from colonial to contemporary times, highlighting their personal achievements and their resulting contributions to the growth of American society.
Target Audience Note:
7.1 Follett Library Book Co.
5-8.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Upper Grades 8.9 11.0
Subject: Estevan -1539
Prince, Lucy Terry approximately 1730-1821
Pointe de Sable, Jean Baptiste 1745?-1818
Attucks, Crispus -1770
Banneker, Benjamin 1731-1806
Wheatley, Phillis 1753-1784
Salem, Peter 1750-1816
Forten, James 1766-1842
Armistead, James
Freeman, Elizabeth 1744?-1829
Allen, Richard 1760-1831
Cuffe, Paul 1759-1817
Prosser, Gabriel approximately 1775-1800
York approximately 1775-approximately 1815
Vesey, Denmark approximately 1767-1822
Turner, Nat 1800?-1831
Cinque
Beckwourth, James Pierson 1798-1866
Washington, Madison
Rillieux, Norbert 1806-1894
Temple, Lewis
Scott, Dred 1809-1858
Hayden, Lewis 1815-1889
Tubman, Harriet 1822-1913
Loguen, Jermain Wesley
Copeland, John Anthony 1808-
Douglass, Frederick 1818-1895
Truth, Sojourner 1799-1883
Washington, George 1732-1799
Smalls, Robert 1839-1915
Forten, Charlotte L
Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Stewart 1837-1921
Washington, Booker T 1856-1915
Love, Nat 1854-1921
Matzeliger, Jan Ernst 1852-1889
Jordan, George
Latimer, Lewis Howard 1848-1928
Joplin, Scott 1868-1917
Williams, George Washington 1849-1891
Carver, George Washington 1864?-1943
Woods, Granville 1856-1910
Williams, Daniel Hale 1856-1931
Walker, C. J Madam 1867-1919
Young, Charles 1819 or 1820-1890
McCoy, Elijah 1844-1929
Wells-Barnett, Ida B 1862-1931
Terrell, Mary Church 1863-1954
Henson, Matthew Alexander 1866-1955
Bethune, Mary McLeod 1875-1955
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt) 1868-1963
Abbott, Robert S. (Robert Sengstacke) 1868-1940
Morgan, Garrett A 1877-1963
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher) 1873-1958
Johnson, H. (Henry) 1698?-1760
Smith, Bessie 1894-1937
Garvey, Marcus 1887-1940
Armstrong, Louis 1901-1971
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967
Jones, Frederick McKinley 1893-1961
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Owens, Jesse 1913-1980
Wright, Richard 1908-1960
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976
Louis, Joe 1914-1981
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip) 1889-1979
Drew, Charles 1904-1950
Robinson, Jackie 1919-1972
Julian, Percy Lavon 1899-1975
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson) 1904-1971
Rudolph, Wilma 1940-1994
James, Daniel 1920-1978
Hansberry, Lorraine 1930-1965
Baldwin, James 1924-1987
Parks, Rosa 1913-2005
Marshall, Thurgood 1908-1993
Evers, Medgar Wiley 1925-1963
Hamer, Fannie Lou
X, Malcolm 1925-1965
Wilkins, Roy 1901-1981
King, Martin Luther Jr 1929-1968
Bluford, Guion Stewart 1942-
Morrison, Toni
Jackson, Jesse 1941-
African Americans Biography Biography
Blacks Biography
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