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The Resource From slave to state legislator : John W.E. Thomas, Illinois' first African American lawmaker, David A. Joens

From slave to state legislator : John W.E. Thomas, Illinois' first African American lawmaker, David A. Joens

Label
From slave to state legislator : John W.E. Thomas, Illinois' first African American lawmaker
Title
From slave to state legislator
Title remainder
John W.E. Thomas, Illinois' first African American lawmaker
Statement of responsibility
David A. Joens
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Joens, David A.
Dewey number
  • 328.73/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F546.T45
LC item number
J64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thomas, John W. E.
  • African American legislators
  • Legislators
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
Label
From slave to state legislator : John W.E. Thomas, Illinois' first African American lawmaker, David A. Joens
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-246) and index
Contents
Introduction: "A representative of its colored citizens" -- "Let us come out like men": the historic election of 1876 -- "An able, attentive, and sensible representative": the first term and a failed reelection bid -- "Justly entitled to representation": the long road back to the legislature -- "Advising moderation in all things": the 1883 legislative session and colored convention -- "We are here as citizens": reelection, the Civil Rights Bill, and another colored convention -- "By no means an unimportant position": election to the office of South Town clerk in 1887 -- "You ought not insult the colored people!" a final bid for the state legislature -- "Forget personal grievances": uniting the community as elder statesman -- Conclusion: "leader of the colored race is dead."
Control code
ocn704372245
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 256 p., [18] p. of plates
Isbn
9780809330584
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011017313
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)704372245
Label
From slave to state legislator : John W.E. Thomas, Illinois' first African American lawmaker, David A. Joens
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-246) and index
Contents
Introduction: "A representative of its colored citizens" -- "Let us come out like men": the historic election of 1876 -- "An able, attentive, and sensible representative": the first term and a failed reelection bid -- "Justly entitled to representation": the long road back to the legislature -- "Advising moderation in all things": the 1883 legislative session and colored convention -- "We are here as citizens": reelection, the Civil Rights Bill, and another colored convention -- "By no means an unimportant position": election to the office of South Town clerk in 1887 -- "You ought not insult the colored people!" a final bid for the state legislature -- "Forget personal grievances": uniting the community as elder statesman -- Conclusion: "leader of the colored race is dead."
Control code
ocn704372245
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 256 p., [18] p. of plates
Isbn
9780809330584
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011017313
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)704372245
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