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The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr. : First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy.

Author: Sr Alton Augustus Adams
Publisher: Berkeley : University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton, 2004.
Series: Music of the African diaspora.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alton Augustus Adams, Sr, was a musician, writer, hotelier, and the first black bandmaster of the United States Navy. Born in the Virgin Islands in 1889, Adams joined the US military in 1917. This memoir reveals him as an inspired activist who believed music could change the world, mitigate racism, and bring prosperity to his island home.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Alton A Adams; Alton A Adams
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sr Alton Augustus Adams
ISBN: 9780520933811 0520933818
OCLC Number: 437212132
Description: 1 online resource (387 pages).
Contents: Contents; Foreword --
Samuel A. Floyd, Jr.; Acknowledgments --
Mark Clague; Introduction: the soul of alton adams --
Mark Clague; the memoirs of alton augustus adams, sr., 1889-1987; 1. a historical memoir; 2. the st.thomas craftsmen of the nineteenth century; 3. the value of education; 4. music in the virgin islands and the founding of the adams juvenile band (1910); 5. the united states navy band of the virgin islands (1917-1923); 6. the navy band's 1924 united states tour; 7. the close of the naval years (1925-1931); 8. the naval administration (1917-1931): an evaluation. 9. civilian government and politics (the 1930s)10. the power of the press (the 1940s); 11. tourism and the hotel association (the 1950s); Editorial Methods --
Mark Clague; Editorial Notes --
Mark Clague; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Music of the African diaspora.

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Alton Augustus Adams, Sr, was a musician, writer, hotelier, and the first black bandmaster of the United States Navy. Born in the Virgin Islands in 1889, Adams joined the US military in 1917. This memoir reveals him as an inspired activist who believed music could change the world, mitigate racism, and bring prosperity to his island home.

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