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Jackie Ormes : the first African American woman cartoonist

Author: Nancy Goldstein
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2008. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the United States at midcentury - a time of few opportunities for women in general and even fewer for African American women - Jackie Ormes (1911-85) blazed a trail as a popular cartoonist with the major black newspapers of the day. Ormes's work provides an invaluable glimpse into American culture and history, with topics that include racial segregation, U.S. foreign policy, educational equality, the atom bomb,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goldstein, Nancy, 1942-
Jackie Ormes.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)649135566
Named Person: Jackie Ormes; Jackie Ormes; Jackie Ormes; Jackie Ormes; Jackie Ormes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Goldstein
ISBN: 9780472116249 047211624X
OCLC Number: 154666470
Description: ix, 225 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Small-Town Roots, Big-City Ambitions --
The Chicago Years --
Newspapers, Comic Strips, Cartoons --
Torchy Brown in "Dixie to Harlem" --
Candy --
Patty-Jo 'n' Ginger --
Torchy in Heartbeats --
The Patty-Jo Doll --
Correcting the Record --
Excerpts from the FBI File of Jackie Ormes.
Other Titles: First African American Woman Cartoonist.
Responsibility: Nancy Goldstein.
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In the United States at mid-century, in an era when there were few opportunities for women in general and even fewer for African American women, Jackie Ormes blazed a trail as a popular artist with  Read more...

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