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The Resource Black people who made the Old West, by William Loren Katz

Black people who made the Old West, by William Loren Katz

Label
Black people who made the Old West
Title
Black people who made the Old West
Statement of responsibility
by William Loren Katz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biographical sketches of thirty-five black people who explored and settled the frontiers of the early United States
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Katz, William Loren
Dewey number
978/.00496073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.925
LC item number
.K36 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Katz, William Loren
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American pioneers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • West (U.S.)
  • African American pioneers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • United States, West
Label
Black people who made the Old West, by William Loren Katz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Adaptation of the author's The Black West
  • Originally published: New York : Crowell, ©1977
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176) 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
Contents
Estevanico-he opened up the Southwest -- Du Sable-the first settler of Chicago -- York-explorer of the Louisiana Territory with Lewis and Clark -- Garcia-life among the Florida Seminoles -- James Beckwourth-Crow chief and fur trapper -- George Bonga-enterprising voyageur in Minnesota -- Lucy Terry Prince-crusader in colonial New England -- William Goings and Greenbury Logan-patriots of the Lone Star Republic -- John Jones-prosperous fighter for equal rights -- Edmonia Lewis-from Chippewa Nation to famed sculptor -- Dred Scott-the slave whose case moved a nation -- George Washington-founder of Centralia, Washington -- George Washington Bush-cutting color lines in the far West -- William Leidesdorff-public-minded San Franciscan -- Robert T. Hickman-fleeing West to freedom -- Mary Fields-"Stagecoach Mary" -- Biddy Mason-fighting for freedom in California -- Mifflin W. Gibbs-active crusader for black equality -- Clara Brown-leading citizen of Central City, Colorado -- Barney Ford and Henry O. Wagoner-gold seekers, businessmen, and civil rights fighters -- Bose Ikard-faithful cowhand on the Goodnight-Loving trail -- Deadwood Dick (Nat Love)-wild man of the old West -- Ben Hodges-he made Dodge City a little trickier -- Cherokee Bill-the worst man in the West -- Isom Dart-he tried mightily to go straight -- Bill Pickett-the greatest cowboy of the day -- Bass Reeves-bringing law and order to Oklahoma -- Pompey Factor-the Seminole Negro scouts of the U.S. Army -- Henry Adams-leading the oppressed to Kansas and points West -- Henry O. Flipper and Charles Young-the black military service in the West -- Edwin P. McCabe-shaping a black dream in Oklahoma -- Sutton E. Griggs-a black son of Texas lifts his pen
Control code
ocm26800563
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 181 pages
Isbn
9780865433632
Lccn
92026779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)26800563
Label
Black people who made the Old West, by William Loren Katz
Publication
Note
  • Adaptation of the author's The Black West
  • Originally published: New York : Crowell, ©1977
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176) 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
Contents
Estevanico-he opened up the Southwest -- Du Sable-the first settler of Chicago -- York-explorer of the Louisiana Territory with Lewis and Clark -- Garcia-life among the Florida Seminoles -- James Beckwourth-Crow chief and fur trapper -- George Bonga-enterprising voyageur in Minnesota -- Lucy Terry Prince-crusader in colonial New England -- William Goings and Greenbury Logan-patriots of the Lone Star Republic -- John Jones-prosperous fighter for equal rights -- Edmonia Lewis-from Chippewa Nation to famed sculptor -- Dred Scott-the slave whose case moved a nation -- George Washington-founder of Centralia, Washington -- George Washington Bush-cutting color lines in the far West -- William Leidesdorff-public-minded San Franciscan -- Robert T. Hickman-fleeing West to freedom -- Mary Fields-"Stagecoach Mary" -- Biddy Mason-fighting for freedom in California -- Mifflin W. Gibbs-active crusader for black equality -- Clara Brown-leading citizen of Central City, Colorado -- Barney Ford and Henry O. Wagoner-gold seekers, businessmen, and civil rights fighters -- Bose Ikard-faithful cowhand on the Goodnight-Loving trail -- Deadwood Dick (Nat Love)-wild man of the old West -- Ben Hodges-he made Dodge City a little trickier -- Cherokee Bill-the worst man in the West -- Isom Dart-he tried mightily to go straight -- Bill Pickett-the greatest cowboy of the day -- Bass Reeves-bringing law and order to Oklahoma -- Pompey Factor-the Seminole Negro scouts of the U.S. Army -- Henry Adams-leading the oppressed to Kansas and points West -- Henry O. Flipper and Charles Young-the black military service in the West -- Edwin P. McCabe-shaping a black dream in Oklahoma -- Sutton E. Griggs-a black son of Texas lifts his pen
Control code
ocm26800563
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 181 pages
Isbn
9780865433632
Lccn
92026779
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)26800563

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