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Title:
African Americans who were first : illustrated with photographs
Author:
Potter, Joan.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Cobblehill Books, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
116 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
Provides brief biographical sketches of African Americans who were the first of their race to accomplish a goal in a variety of fields, from medicine and politics to sports and entertainment.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Phillis Wheatley -- James Derham -- Benjamin Banneker -- Alexander Twilight -- William H. Carney -- Harriet Tubman -- Mary Ann Shadd Cary -- Edmonia Lewis -- Rebecca Lee Crumpler -- Hiram Rhoades Revels -- Moses Fleetwood Walker -- Henry Ossian Flipper -- Booker T. Washington -- Bill Pickett -- Daniel Hale Williams -- Bert Williams -- Matthew Henson -- Madame C.J. Walker -- W.C. Handy -- Garrett A. Morgan -- Paul Wiliams -- Carter G. Woodson -- Bessie Coleman -- Garland Anderson -- William Grant Still -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- Thomas A. Dorsey -- Henry Ossawa Tanner -- Charles Drew -- Jesse Owens -- Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. -- Hattie McDaniel -- Dorie Miller -- Satchel Paige -- Wesley A. Brown -- Alice Coachman -- Ralph Ellison -- Ralph Bunche -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Arthur Mitchell -- Marian Anderson -- Nat King Cole -- Lorraine Hansberry -- Mal Goode -- Wilt Chamberlain -- Sidney Poitier -- Thurgood Marshall -- Arthur Ashe -- Shirley Chisholm -- Oprah Winfrey -- Moneta Sleet, Jr. -- Guion S. Bluford -- Benjamin Carson -- Muhammad Ali -- Aretha Franklin -- Andrew Young -- L. Douglas Wilder -- Louis Freeman -- Pamela Carter -- Mae Jemison -- Carol Moseley-Braun --Rita Dove -- Ronald Brown -- Toni Morrison -- Beverly Harvard.
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ISBN:
9780525652465
Format :
Book

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