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13 against the odds

Author: Edwin R Embree
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1944.
Series: Black biographical dictionaries, 1790-1950, no. 89.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Biography : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 44000636
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin R Embree
OCLC Number: 22445850
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. Alexandria, Va. : Chadwyck-Healey, 1987. 4 microfiches. (Black biographical dictionaries, 1790-1950 ; no. 89).
Description: 261 pages, [13] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Mary McLeod Bethune, Amazon of God --
Richard Wright, native son --
Charles S. Johnson, a scholar and a gentleman --
Walter White, little David --
George Washington Carver, sweet potato wizard --
Langston Hughes, Shakespeare in Harlem --
Marian Anderson, deep river of song --
W.E.B. Du Bois, elder statesman --
Mordecai W. Johnson, lord high chancellor --
William Grant Still, music maker --
A. Philip Randolph, Saint Philip of the Pullman porters --
Joe Louis, champion of the world --
Paul Robeson, voice of freedom.
Series Title: Black biographical dictionaries, 1790-1950, no. 89.
Other Titles: Thirteen against the odds
Responsibility: by Edwin R. Embree.

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