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Black fire : portrait of a Black Memphis firefighter

Author: Robert J Crawford; Delores A Crawford
Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : History Press ed
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert J Crawford; Robert J Crawford
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Crawford; Delores A Crawford
ISBN: 9781596293281 1596293284
OCLC Number: 137325125
Description: 157 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Brief history of Memphis's first pioneer Black firefighters --
Growing up in Memphis --
Leaving Memphis --
When opportunity knocks --
Training --
Unwritten rules --
Not without a fight --
Separate but not equal --
Gentlemen's agreement --
Whose side are you on, anyway? --
The pioneer progress --
You are not a tree --
Talk little, learn much --
Unacceptable compromises --
The future is now --
Disjointed alliances --
And still we stand.
Responsibility: Robert J. Crawford Sr ; with Delores A. Crawford.
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