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Black Stars of Civil War Times.

Author: Jim Haskins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY COMES TO LIFE Discover why young people all over the country are reading the Black Stars biographies of African American heroes. Here is what you want to know about  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Haskins
ISBN: 9780471220695 0471220698
OCLC Number: 941563856
Description: 122 s
Contents: Introduction. Sojourner Truth. Sarah Mapps Douglass. Major Martin Robison Delany. Lieutenant Peter Vogelsang. Elizabeth Keckley. Frederick Douglass. Harriet Tubman. Frances E. W. Harper. Dr. Alexander T. Augusta. John P. Parker. Francis Louis Cardozo. Governor Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback. Charlotte Forten Grimke. Congressman Robert Smalls. Sergeant Major Christian A. Fleetwood. Senator Blanche Kelso Bruce. Dr. Charles Burleigh Purvis. Elijah McCoy. Thomas "Blind Tom" Greene Bethune. Sergeant George Washington Williams. James Bland. Granville T. Woods. Booker T. Washington. Chronology. Notes. Picture Credits. Author Credits. Index.


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