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African-American architects : a biographical dictionary, 1865-1945

Author: Dreck Spurlock Wilson
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since 1865 African-American architects have been designing and building houses and public buildings, but the architects are virtually unknown. This work brings their lives and work to light for the first time.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Electronic books
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African-American architects.
New York : Routledge, 2004
(DLC) 2003009675
(OCoLC)52160103
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dreck Spurlock Wilson
ISBN: 0203493125 9780203493120 9780415929592 0415929598 9781135002329 1135002320
OCLC Number: 60712152
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 550 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part, Ralph Victor Cook (1875-1949) --
chapter Entries A to Z --
chapter Archibald Alphonse Alexander (1888-1958) --
chapter Appalachian Exposition Negro Building, Knoxville, Tennesssee (1910) --
chapter Lester Oliver Bankhead (1912-1997) --
chapter Joseph Manual Bartholomew Sr. (1881-1971) --
chapter Louis Arnett Stewart Bellinger (1891-1946) --
chapter Henry Clifford Boles (1910-1979) --
chapter Charles Sumner Bowman (c1873-unknown) --
chapter Calvin Thomas Stowe Brent (1854-1899) --
chapter Sanford Augustus Brookins (1877-1968) --
chapter Albert Grant Brown (1881-1924) --
chapter Grafton Tyler Brown (1841-1918) --
chapter Robert Lester Buffins (1892-1981) --
chapter Alberta Jeannette Cassell Butler (1926- ) --
chapter Alma Fairfax Murray Carlisle (1927- ) --
chapter William Wilson Cooke (1871-1949) --
part, William Jefferson Decatur (1874-unknown) --
chapter Henry Beard Delany (1858-1928) --
chapter Charles Edgar Dickinson (1908-1964) --
chapter Clyde Martin Drayton (1915-1983) --
chapter DeWitt Sanford Dykes Sr. (1903-1991) --
chapter Gaston Alonzo Edwards (1875-1943) --
chapter Robert Lionel Fields (1918-1985) --
chapter Wade Alston Ford (1886-1949) --
chapter George Washington Foster Jr. (1866-1923) --
chapter Louis Edwin Fry Sr. (1903-2000) --
chapter James Homer Garrott (1897-1991) --
part, Richard Mason Hancock (1832-1899) --
chapter Clinton Stevens Harris (1900-1992) --
chapter William Augustus Hazel (1854-1929) --
chapter Joseph E. Hill (unknown-1892) --
chapter James Edward Hutchins (1890-1970) --
chapter Percy Costa Ifill (1913-1973) --
chapter Leon Quincy Jackson (1926-1995) --
chapter Willie Edward Jenkins (1923-1988) --
chapter Harvey Nathaniel Johnson Sr. (1892-1973) --
chapter Arthur Edward Lankford (1879-1908) --
chapter Henry Lewis Livas (1912-1979) --
chapter Howard Hamilton Mackey Sr. (1901-1987) --
chapter Calvin Lunsford McKissack (1890-1968) --
chapter Moses McKissack III (1879-1952) --
chapter William Henry Moses Jr. (1901-1991) --
chapter Kenneth Roderick O'Neal (1908-1989) --
part, Helen Eugenia Parker (1909-unknown) --
chapter Joseph Lincoln Parker (1898-1959) --
chapter William Sidney Pittman (1875-1958) --
chapter Prairie View Agricultural & Mechanical College School of Architecture, Texas --
chapter Henry James Price (1858-c1930) --
chapter Edward Lyons Pryce (1914- ) --
chapter Leon Andrew Ransom Jr. (1929-1971) --
chapter Wallace Augustus Rayfield (1874-1941) --
chapter Lawrence Reese (1865-1915) --
chapter Francis Jefferson Roberson (1862-1944) --
chapter Walter Lenox Roberts Jr. (1908-1982) --
chapter Exposition Negro Building, Charleston (1901) --
chapter Vertner Woodson Tandy (1885-1949) --
chapter Ralph Augustine Vaughn (1907-2000) --
chapter Paul Revere Williams (1894-1980) --
chapter John Louis Wilson Jr. (1899-1989) --
chapter Edward Walter Owen Young (1874-unknown) --
chapter General Bibliography.
Responsibility: edited by Dreck Spurlock Wilson.
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