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African American architects : a biographical dictionary, 1865-1945

Author: Dreck Spurlock Wilson
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"African-American architects have been designing and building houses and public buildings since 1865. Although many of these structures survive today, the architects themselves are virtually unknown. This unique reference work brings their lives and work to light for the first time. Written by 100 experts ranging from architectural historians to archivists, this book contains 160 biographical, A-Z entries on

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Named Person: Schwarze
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dreck Spurlock Wilson
ISBN: 0415929598 9780415929592 9780203493120 0203493125
OCLC Number: 52160103
Description: xviii, 550 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Abele, Julian Francis; Alexander, Archie Alphonse; Archer, Romulus Cornelius, Jr.; Bailey, Walter Thomas; Baily, William F.; Bankhead, Lester Oliver; Banks, Louis Harvey; Barnett, Carl Eugene; Bartholomew, Joseph Manual; Bates, Robert Charles; Bellinger, Louis Arnett Stewart; Berry, P. Ross; Bingham, Russell; Birch, Edward E.; Birch, Ernest O.; Blanche, John A.; Blodget, Joseph; Boles, Henry Clifford; Bow, Cyril; Bowman, Charles Summer; Boyde, Thomas Wilson, Jr.; Brent, Calvin Thomas Stowe; Brent, John Edmonson; Brookins, Sanford; Brooks, Elizabeth Carter; Brooks, Hestle Herbert; Brown, Albert Grant; Brown, Georgia Louise; Brown, Grafton Tyler; Brown, John Thomas; Brown, Leroy John Henry; Brown, Richard Lewis; Browne, Ray E.; Buffins, Robert Lester; Carlisle, Alma Fairfax Murray; Cassell, Albert Irvin; Claflin University; Coleman, Sherman; Cook, Julian Abele; Cook, Ralph V.; Cooke, William Wilson; Cross, Clarence; Decatur, William Jefferson; DeCosta, Herbert, Jr.; Delaney, Henry Beard; Dickinson, Charles Edgar; Drayton, Clyde Martin; Duke, Charles Summer; Dunn, Frederick; Dykes, DeWitt S., Sr.; Eberhardt, John Thomas; Edwards, Gaston Alonzo; Elliott, Curtis Graham; Farrar, Daniel J., Sr.; Ferguson, Arthur W.; Ferguson, George Alonzo; Fields, Robert Lionel; Fisher, Orpheus Hodge; Ford, Fleming; Ford, Wade; Foster, George Washington, Jr.; Fry, Louis Edwin, Sr.; Furman, Ethel Bailey; Giles, Lewis Wentworth, III; Giles, Lewis Wentworth, Jr.; Godette, William; Grandy, J.W.R.; Green, Beverly; Griffin, Francis Eugene; Hamilton, Calvin Pazavia; Hampton Institute; Hancock, Richard Mason; Harris, Clinton S.; Hatton, Isaiah Truman; Hazel, William Augustus; Henderson, Cornelius; Hill, Joseph; Hilliard, Leroy; Hoban, Stewart Daniel, Sr.; Holloway, John Bunyan; Howard University; Hurley, Granville Warner, Sr.; Hutchins, James Edward; Ifill, Percy C.; Jackson, Leon Qunicy; Jenkins, William Edward; Johnson, Conrad Adolphus, Jr.; Johnson, Harvey Nathaniel; Jones, George Maceo; Jones, William Thomas; Kent, Joseph; Kent, Robert; King, Horace; King, John; Lankford, Arthur Edward; Lankford, John Anderson; Lightner, Calvin Esau; Livas, Henry Lewis; Lucas, George; Mackey, Howard Hamilton, Sr.; Madison, Robert James, Sr.; McKissack, Calvin Lunsford; McKissack, Moses III; Melby, John Alexander; Meredith, Amaza Lee; Merrick, John; Michael, John Henry; Mickels, Elon; Miller, Edward Charles; Miller, Francis; Moore, John A.; Moses, William Henry, Jr.; National Technical Association; Negro Building - Alabama State Fair in Montgomery; Negro Building - Appalachian Exposition in Knoxville; Negro Building - Century of Progress World's Fair in Chicago; Negro Building - Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta; Negro Building - Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition in Virginia; Negro Building - South Carolina Interstate Exposition in Charleston; Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville; Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas; Norman, John Clavon, Sr.; North Caroline A O'Neal, Kennet
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