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African American Connecticut Explored

Elizabeth J Normen 2013

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  • Title:
    African American Connecticut Explored
  • Author: Elizabeth J Normen
  • Subjects: African Americans -- Connecticut -- Biography; African Americans -- Connecticut -- History; Electronic books
  • Description: Cover; African American Connecticut EXPLORED; Title; Copyright; Contents; Publisher's Statement; Preface; Historiographical Notes; Introduction; Part I Settlement to 1789; 1 Freedom and Slavery; 2 Venture Smith, from Slavery to Freedom; 3 Caesar and Lois Peters; 4 Fortune's Story; 5 Revolutionary War Service, Path to Freedom; 6 In Remembrance of Their Kings of Guinea: The Black Governors and the Negro Election, 1749 to 1780; 7 Ancient Burying Ground: Monument to Black Governors; Part II 1789 to Civil War; 8 The Rise of Communities and the Continued Quest for Freedom for All
    9 Colonization and Abolition in Connecticut10 Black Governors, 1780 to 1856; 11 James Mars; 12 Black Abolitionists Speak; 13 From Talcott to Main Street: Hartford's First African American Church; 14 Fortresses of Faith, Agents of Change: AME and AME Zion Churches in Connecticut; 15 William Lanson: Businessman, Contractor, and Activist; 16 The Ruggles, Norwich, and Abolitionism; 17 A Family of Reformers: The Middletown Bemans; 18 Rev. James W. C. Pennington: A National and Local Voice for Freedom; 19 Coming to the Aid of the Amistad Africans
    20 In Search of an Education, Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries21 "Cast Down on Every Side": The Ill-Fated Campaign to Found an "African College" in New Haven; 22 Sarah Harris and the Prudence Crandall School; 23 "No Taxation without Representation"; 24 A Walk Along the Underground Railroad; 25 Augustus Washington: "Portrait of a Young Man"; 26 The Twenty-ninth Regiment Colored Volunteers; 27 Fighting for Freedom: Joseph O. Cross; Part III Post Civil War to World War I; 28 Connecticut and the Aftermath of the Civil War; 29 Rebecca Primus and Addie Brown
    30 The Fisk Jubilee Singers Tour the North31 Ebenezer Bassett's Historic Journey; 32 Charles Ethan Porter; Part IV Photo Essay; 33 A Veil Lifted; Plates 1-9; Part V Between the Wars; 34 Black Southern Migration and the Transformation of Connecticut, 1917-1941; 35 Anna Louise James; 36 World War I Homefront: A Short Photo Essay; 37 Mary Townsend Seymour; 38 Laboring in the Shade; Part VI World War II to Civil Rights; 39 World War II and the Civil Rights Years; 40 "I Wanted to Fly": Connie Nappier, Jr.; 41 Susan Elizabeth Freeman, World War II Officer and Nurse; 42 Ellis Ruley
    43 "Just Like Georgia Except for the Climate": Black Life at Mid-Century in Ann Petry's The Narrows44 Marion Anderson's Studio; 45 From Fields to Footlights: Gwen Reed; 46 Baseball Legend Jack Robinson's Sacrifices Off the Diamond; 47 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Connecticut, and Nonviolent Protest: A Transforming Alliance; 48 Black Panthers: Interview with Butch Lewis; 49 "What Would Dr. King Want You to Do?"; 50 The New Haven Black Panther Trials; 51 My Dad, Jackie McLean; 52 My Summers at Camp Courant; Part VII A Recipe for the Future
    53 My Grandmother's Squash Pie: A Regional Discussion of African American Foodways
    First book for a general readership to present an overview of the African American experience in Connecticut
  • Publisher: Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press
  • Creation Date: 2013
  • Format: 1 online resource (457 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0-8195-7400-7
  • OCLC Number: 872273282
  • Institution Zone MMS ID: 991003075259103381$$I01TRAILS_CARROLL
  • Network Zone MMS ID: 9911638004803366
  • CKEY: 3084874$$I01TRAILS_CARROLL
  • Source: 01TRAILS ALMA

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