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The Resource Black pioneers : images of the Black experience on the North American frontier, John W. Ravage

Black pioneers : images of the Black experience on the North American frontier, John W. Ravage

Label
Black pioneers : images of the Black experience on the North American frontier
Title
Black pioneers
Title remainder
images of the Black experience on the North American frontier
Statement of responsibility
John W. Ravage
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Ravage has assembled a phenomenal archive of over 200 never-before-published photographs that depict the full range of African-American experience in the West. Beginning with the earliest available photographs from the mid-1800s, the collection of images in Black Pioneers reconstructs our understanding of the history and contributions of African-Americans to westward expansion. Black Pioneers offers graphic evidence that blacks did not play a limited role in the settlement of the West; instead, their work and experiences as politicians, soldiers, doctors, ranchers, deputies, nannies, midwives, cowboys, and homesteaders were crucial to the communities in which they lived. In this book, images of gamblers and outlaws, prospectors and miners, ship captains and rodeo stars further challenge our stereotypes of the West's population. It contains one of the only five known images of Mary Fields, a bar-owner, post-mistress, and shotgun-rider for Wells-Fargo Express and provides witness to the feats of Rolf Logan, cowboy and California homesteader
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ravage, John W.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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
  • African Americans
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • United States, West
Label
Black pioneers : images of the Black experience on the North American frontier, John W. Ravage
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-217) 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
Introduction: moving westward and northward -- Early imagery -- Black Westerners in White mythology -- Warriors and soldiers -- Cowhands and ranch hands -- Women of the west -- The adventurers -- To the coast -- Plains states: Oklahoma, Kansas, South Dakota, Nebraska -- Desert and mountains: Arizona, Utah, Nevada -- Points north: Alaska, the Pacific northwest -- "Haole 'Ele 'Ele" in Owhyhee -- Follow the drinkin' gourd -- The Utendale/Shaw/Boyd trek north
Control code
ocm37426370
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 224 pages
Isbn
9780874805468
Lccn
97033416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)37426370
Label
Black pioneers : images of the Black experience on the North American frontier, John W. Ravage
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-217) 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
Introduction: moving westward and northward -- Early imagery -- Black Westerners in White mythology -- Warriors and soldiers -- Cowhands and ranch hands -- Women of the west -- The adventurers -- To the coast -- Plains states: Oklahoma, Kansas, South Dakota, Nebraska -- Desert and mountains: Arizona, Utah, Nevada -- Points north: Alaska, the Pacific northwest -- "Haole 'Ele 'Ele" in Owhyhee -- Follow the drinkin' gourd -- The Utendale/Shaw/Boyd trek north
Control code
ocm37426370
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 224 pages
Isbn
9780874805468
Lccn
97033416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)37426370

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