African American Connecticut explored

Title
African American Connecticut explored / edited by Elizabeth J. Normen ; with Katherine J. Harris, Stacey K. Close, and Wm. Frank Mitchell.
Publication
Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2013]

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Additional Authors
Normen, Elizabeth J.
Description
422 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series Statement
Garnet books
Uniform Title
Garnet books.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Historiographical notes / Katherine Harris -- Introduction / Elizabeth J. Normen and Olivia White -- Freedom and slavery / Katherine J. Harris -- Venture Smith, from slavery to freedom / John Wood Sweet -- Caesar and Lois Peters / Peter Hinks -- Fortune's story / Ann Y. Smith -- Revolutionary War service, path to freedom / David O. White -- In remembrance of their kings of Guinea : the Black governors and the Negro election, 1749 to 1780 / Katherine Harris -- Ancient Burying Ground : monument to Black governors / Billie M. Anthony -- The rise of communities and the continued quest for freedom for all / Katherine Harris -- Colonization and abolition in Connecticut / Katherine J. Harris -- Black governors, 1780 to 1856 / Katherine J. Harris -- James Mars / Wm. Frank Mitchell -- Black abolitionists speak / Cora Murray and Whitney Bayers -- From Talcott to Main Street : Hartford's first African American church / Tamara Verrett -- Fortresses of faith, agents of change : AME and AME Zion Churches in Connecticut / Mary M. Donohue and Whitney Bayers -- William Lanson : businessman, contractor, and activist / Katherine Harris -- The Ruggles, Norwich, and abolitionism / Graham Russell Gao Hodges -- A family of reformers : the Middletown Bemans / Liz Warner -- Rev. James W. C. Pennington : a national and local voice for freedom / Stacey Close -- Coming to the aid of the Amistad Africans / Jessica A. Gresko -- In search of an education, seventeenth to nineteenth centuries / Christopher Collier -- "Cast down on every side" : the ill-fated campaign to found an "African College" in New Haven / Hilary Moss --
  • Sarah Harris and the Prudence Crandall School / Barbara M. Tucker -- "No Taxation without Representation" / Katherine Harris -- A walk along the Underground Railroad / Barbara Donahue -- Augustus Washington : "Portrait of a Young Man" / Nancy Finlay -- The Twenty-ninth Regiment Colored Volunteers / Charles (Ben) Hawley -- Fighting for freedom : Joseph O. Cross / Elizabeth J. Normen -- Connecticut and the aftermath of the Civil War / Stacey Close -- Rebecca Primus and Addie Brown / by Barbara J. Beeching -- The Fisk Jubilee Singers tour the North / Wm. Frank Mitchell -- Ebenezer Bassett's historic journey / Carolyn B. Ivanoff, with Mary J. Mycek and Marian K. O'Keefe -- Charles Ethan Porter / Hildegard Cummings -- A veil lifted / Wm. Frank Mitchell -- Black Southern migration and the transformation of Connecticut, 1917-1941 / Stacey Close -- Anna Louise James / Andra Chantim -- World War I homefront : a short photo essay / Mark H. Jones -- Mary Townsend Seymour / Mark H. Jones -- Laboring in the shade / Dawn Byron Hutchins -- World War II and the Civil Rights years / Stacey Close -- "I wanted to fly" : Connie Nappier, Jr. / Eileen Hurst -- Susan Elizabeth Freeman, World War II officer and nurse / Stacey Close -- Ellis Ruley / Joel Lang -- "Just like Georgia except for the climate" : Black life at mid-century in Ann Petry's The Narrows / Elisabeth Petry -- Marion Anderson's studio / Jessica Colebrook -- From fields to footlights : Gwen Reed / Christopher Baker -- Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's sacrifices off the diamond / Stacey Close -- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Connecticut, and nonviolent protest : a transforming alliance / Stacey Close -- Black Panthers : interview with Butch Lewis / Joan Jacobs -- "What would Dr. King want you to do?" / Cynthia Reik -- The New Haven Black Panther trials / Yohuru Williams -- My Dad, Jackie McLean / Melonae' McLean -- My summers at Camp Courant / Charles A. Teale, Sr. -- My Grandmother's squash pie : a regional discussion of African American foodways / Wm. Frank Mitchell -- Conclusion : the charge of citizenship for African Americans / Wm. Frank Mitchell.
Call Number
Sc F 14-130
ISBN
  • 9780819573988 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0819573981 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780819574008 (ebook) (canceled/invalid)
LCCN
2013031264
OCLC
840463194
Title
African American Connecticut explored / edited by Elizabeth J. Normen ; with Katherine J. Harris, Stacey K. Close, and Wm. Frank Mitchell.
Publisher
Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2013]
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Series
Garnet books
Garnet books.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Added Author
Normen, Elizabeth J.
Research Call Number
Sc F 14-130
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