skip to content
Covid-19 virus
COVID-19 Resources

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel). Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this WorldCat.org search. OCLC’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus issues in their communities.

Image provided by: CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM
African American women chemists Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

African American women chemists

Author: Jeannette E Brown
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Beginning with Dr. Marie Maynard Daly, the first African American woman to receive a PhD in chemistry in the United States--in 1947, from Columbia University--this well researched and fascinating book celebrate the lives and history of African American women chemists. Written by Jeannette Brown, an African American chemist herself, the book profiles the lives of numerous women, ranging from the earliest pioneers up  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic book
Biographies
Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brown, Jeannette E. (Jeannette Elizabeth), 1934-
African American women chemists.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011013662
(OCoLC)713182567
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette E Brown
ISBN: 9780199909612 019990961X 9780199912728 0199912726
OCLC Number: 761692608
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 252 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The reason for this book and why these women were chosen --
Resources for historical background --
Early pioneers. Josephine Silone Yates ; Beebe Steven Lynk ; Alice Augusta Ball ; Eslanda Goode Robeson ; Angie Turner King ; Mary Elliott Hill --
Marie Maynard Daly --
Chemical educators. Johnnie Hines Watts Prothro ; Rubye Prigmore Torrey ; Gladys W. Royal ; Cecile Hoover Edwards ; Allene Johnson ; Mary Antoinette Schiesler ; Gloria Long Anderson ; Linda C. Meade-Tollin ; Lynda Marie Jordon --
Industry and government labs. Esther A.H. Hopkins ; Betty Wright Harris ; Sinah Estelle Kelley ; Katheryn Emanuel Lawson --
From Academia to the board room and science policy. Reatha Clark King ; Margaret Ellen Mayo Tolbert ; Cheryl L. Shavers --
Chemical engineers. Lilia Ann Abron ; Jennie Patrick --
My story. Jeannette Elizabeth Brown --
Next steps.
Responsibility: Jeannette E. Brown.

Abstract:

This book presents the stories of pioneer African American women in chemistry, exploring the reasons they chose to study chemistry when the field was not open to African Americans-male or female-and  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This is an interesting collection of profiles, many of them firsts, of women who broke barriers in a demanding field." -Booklist"Like pioneers in any field, these women were more than just chemical Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/761692608<\/a>> # African American women chemists<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:MediaObject<\/a>, schema:CreativeWork<\/a>, schema:Book<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"761692608<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/dbpedia.org\/resource\/New_York_City<\/a>> ; # New York<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:comment<\/a> \"Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - \'https:\/\/img1.od-cdn.com\/ImageType-100\/0116-1\/{BFC14E70-5BA1-46DE-9D1D-87863F781E82}Img100.jpg\'<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204155<\/a>> ; # United States.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/867064630#Topic\/biography_&_autobiography_science_&_technology<\/a>> ; # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Science & Technology<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/867064630#Topic\/chemists_united_states<\/a>> ; # Chemists--United States<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/799479<\/a>> ; # African American women chemists<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh88000058<\/a>> ; # African American women chemists<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/867064630#Topic\/science_chemistry_general<\/a>> ; # SCIENCE--Chemistry--General<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/853570<\/a>> ; # Chemists<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/540.922\/e23\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/867064630#Topic\/science_history<\/a>> ; # SCIENCE--History<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> schema:EBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:copyrightYear<\/a> \"2012<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/170731928<\/a>> ; # Jeannette Elizabeth Brown<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"2012<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"\"Beginning with Dr. Marie Maynard Daly, the first African American woman to receive a PhD in chemistry in the United States--in 1947, from Columbia University--this well researched and fascinating book celebrate the lives and history of African American women chemists. Written by Jeannette Brown, an African American chemist herself, the book profiles the lives of numerous women, ranging from the earliest pioneers up until the late 1960\'s when the Civil Rights Acts sparked greater career opportunities. Brown examines each woman\'s motivation to pursue chemistry, describes their struggles to obtain an education and their efforts to succeed in a field in which there were few African American men, much less African American women, and details their often quite significant accomplishments. The book looks at chemists in academia, industry, and government, as well as chemical engineers, whose career path is very different from that of the tradition chemist, and it concludes with a chapter on the future of African American women chemists, which will be of interest to all women interested in a career in science\"--<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"The reason for this book and why these women were chosen -- Resources for historical background -- Early pioneers. Josephine Silone Yates ; Beebe Steven Lynk ; Alice Augusta Ball ; Eslanda Goode Robeson ; Angie Turner King ; Mary Elliott Hill -- Marie Maynard Daly -- Chemical educators. Johnnie Hines Watts Prothro ; Rubye Prigmore Torrey ; Gladys W. Royal ; Cecile Hoover Edwards ; Allene Johnson ; Mary Antoinette Schiesler ; Gloria Long Anderson ; Linda C. Meade-Tollin ; Lynda Marie Jordon -- Industry and government labs. Esther A.H. Hopkins ; Betty Wright Harris ; Sinah Estelle Kelley ; Katheryn Emanuel Lawson -- From Academia to the board room and science policy. Reatha Clark King ; Margaret Ellen Mayo Tolbert ; Cheryl L. Shavers -- Chemical engineers. Lilia Ann Abron ; Jennie Patrick -- My story. Jeannette Elizabeth Brown -- Next steps.<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/867064630<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Electronic books<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Electronic book<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Biography<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:genre<\/a> \"Biographies<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isSimilarTo<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/713182567<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"African American women chemists<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"761692608<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publication<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/761692608#PublicationEvent\/new_york_oxford_university_press_2012<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publisher<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/867064630#Agent\/oxford_university_press<\/a>> ; # Oxford University Press<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/search.ebscohost.com\/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=406022<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/search.ebscohost.com\/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=406022<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> \"https:\/\/img1.od-cdn.com\/ImageType-100\/0116-1\/{BFC14E70-5BA1-46DE-9D1D-87863F781E82}Img100.jpg<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <https:\/\/www.overdrive.com\/search?q=BFC14E70-5BA1-46DE-9D1D-87863F781E82<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/ebookcentral.proquest.com\/lib\/ucreative-ebooks\/detail.action?docID=797741<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/VH7QX3XE2P.search.serialssolutions.com\/?V=1.0&L=VH7QX3XE2P&S=JCs&C=TC0000533809&T=marc&tab=BOOKS<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <https:\/\/ra.ocls.ca\/ra\/algologin.aspx?inst=algonquin&url=https:\/\/ebookcentral.proquest.com\/lib\/algonquin-ebooks\/detail.action?docID=797741<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/site.ebrary.com\/id\/10511367<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/public.ebookcentral.proquest.com\/choice\/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=797741<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:url<\/a> <http:\/\/public.eblib.com\/choice\/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=797741_0<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780199909612<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780199912728<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/761692608<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/dbpedia.org\/resource\/New_York_City<\/a>> # New York<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"New York<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/540.922\/e23\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/ebookcentral.proquest.com\/lib\/ucreative-ebooks\/detail.action?docID=797741<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:comment<\/a> \"Connect to Ebook.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/867064630#Agent\/oxford_university_press<\/a>> # Oxford University Press<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Oxford University Press<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/867064630#Topic\/biography_&_autobiography_science_&_technology<\/a>> # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Science & Technology<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Science & Technology<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/867064630#Topic\/chemists_united_states<\/a>> # Chemists--United States<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:seeAlso<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2008100351<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Chemists--United States<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/867064630#Topic\/science_chemistry_general<\/a>> # SCIENCE--Chemistry--General<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"SCIENCE--Chemistry--General<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/867064630#Topic\/science_history<\/a>> # SCIENCE--History<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"SCIENCE--History<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh88000058<\/a>> # African American women chemists<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"African American women chemists<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"nyu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204155<\/a>> # United States.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"United States.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/799479<\/a>> # African American women chemists<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"African American women chemists<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/853570<\/a>> # Chemists<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Chemists<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/170731928<\/a>> # Jeannette Elizabeth Brown<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1934<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Brown<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Jeannette Elizabeth<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Jeannette E.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Jeannette Elizabeth Brown<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780199909612<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"019990961X<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780199909612<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780199912728<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"0199912726<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780199912728<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/713182567<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:label<\/a> \"African American women chemists.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Print version:<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isSimilarTo<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/761692608<\/a>> ; # African American women chemists<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/761692608<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/761692608<\/a>> ; # African American women chemists<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2020-05-09<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n