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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
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|Notes:||Originally published: Austin, Tex. : Jenkins Pub. Co., 1973.|
|Description:||x, 294 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||Explorers and settlers --
Voters and laborers --
People of anger and hope --
People of struggle and progress.
|Responsibility:||by Alwyn Barr.|
discusses each period of African-American history in terms of politics, violence, and legal status; labor and economic status; education; and social life. Black Texans includes the history of the buffalo soldiers and the cowboys on Texas cattle drives, along with the achievements of notable African-American individuals in Texas history, from Estevan the explorer through legislator Norris Wright Cuney and boxer Jack Johnson to state senator Barbara Jordan. Barr carries.
the story up to the present day in this second edition, which includes a new preface, a new chapter on the years 1970-95, and a revised index.