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The St. Louis African American community and the Exodusters

Author: Bryan M Jack
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A story of former slaves searching for their own promised land after the Civil War. Fleeing the South, and trying to reach Kansas, many became stranded in St. Louis. Jack tells how the city's African American community provided food, shelter, and funds to help the Exodusters complete their journey"--Provided by publisher
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jack, Bryan M., 1969-
St. Louis African American community and the Exodusters.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007039945
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan M Jack
ISBN: 9780826266163 0826266169
OCLC Number: 320323798
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 178 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Escape --
Relief --
Encouraging the Exodus --
The Red Sea --
The gateway to the West --
Beyond the Exodus.
Other Titles: Saint Louis African American community and the Exodusters
Responsibility: Bryan M. Jack.

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In the aftermath of the Civil War, thousands of former slaves made their way from the South to the Kansas plains. Called ""Exodusters,"" they were searching for their own promised land. This work  Read more...

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