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The Resource Beloved sisters and loving friends : letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland and Addie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868, edited by Farah Jasmine Griffin

Beloved sisters and loving friends : letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland and Addie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868, edited by Farah Jasmine Griffin

Label
Beloved sisters and loving friends : letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland and Addie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868
Title
Beloved sisters and loving friends
Title remainder
letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland and Addie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868
Statement of responsibility
edited by Farah Jasmine Griffin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A riveting collection of letters written at the time of the Civil War that chronicle the lives of two African American women from New England; one who went to the South to found a school, the other a domestic servant who stayed in the North, in New York and New England. Rebecca Primus, daughter of a prominent black Hartford family, was one of the many women who traveled south after the Civil War to teach the newly freed men and women. She was sent by the Hartford Freedmen's Aid Society to Royal Oak, Maryland, where she helped to foung a school later named in her honor, the Primus Institute. Addie Brown was a domestic servant who worked in various households in Connecticut and New York."
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1836-1932
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Primus, Rebecca
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brown, Addie
  • Griffin, Farah Jasmine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Primus, Rebecca
  • Brown, Addie
  • Brown, Addie
  • Primus, Rebecca
  • Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877)
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • African American women
  • Royal Oak (Talbot County, Md.)
  • Hartford (Conn.)
  • Connecticut
  • Maryland
  • Maryland
  • United States
Label
Beloved sisters and loving friends : letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland and Addie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868, edited by Farah Jasmine Griffin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-286) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm40453008
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 303 pages
Isbn
9780679451280
Lccn
98052930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)40453008
Label
Beloved sisters and loving friends : letters from Rebecca Primus of Royal Oak, Maryland and Addie Brown of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868, edited by Farah Jasmine Griffin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-286) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm40453008
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 303 pages
Isbn
9780679451280
Lccn
98052930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)40453008

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