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The Resource African-American firsts : famous, little-known and unsung triumphs of blacks in America, by Joan Potter with Constance Claytor ; illustrated by Alison Muñoz

African-American firsts : famous, little-known and unsung triumphs of blacks in America, by Joan Potter with Constance Claytor ; illustrated by Alison Muñoz

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African-American firsts : famous, little-known and unsung triumphs of blacks in America
Title
African-American firsts
Title remainder
famous, little-known and unsung triumphs of blacks in America
Statement of responsibility
by Joan Potter with Constance Claytor ; illustrated by Alison Muñoz
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Who performed the first open-heart surgery? What was the first university for black students? Who was first to reach the North Pole? Who was the first African-American woman sheriff? What was the first "real McCoy"? Who was the first African-American woman to receive the French Legion of Honor? Who was the first jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times? AFRICAN-AMERICAN FIRSTS explores the lives & achievements of over 400 men & women who made historic breakthroughs in all areas of human endeavor: law & government, business, literature, sports, music, journalism, science & medicine, military, religion, entertainment, education, film, visual arts, theatre & dance, & history. 81 pages of photos & drawings from the late 1700s to the present introduce readers to those who achieved hard-won victories. On the cover, Dr. Betty Shabazz says "I recommend this book ..." Interactive question & answer format. Extensive bibliography & index. Celebrates African American contributions to history & culture, from business & government to the theater & visual arts
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CLE
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Potter, Joan
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Claytor, Constance
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
Label
African-American firsts : famous, little-known and unsung triumphs of blacks in America, by Joan Potter with Constance Claytor ; illustrated by Alison Muñoz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-327) 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
Control code
29767660
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 336 pages
Isbn
9780963247612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)1588509
Label
African-American firsts : famous, little-known and unsung triumphs of blacks in America, by Joan Potter with Constance Claytor ; illustrated by Alison Muñoz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-327) 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
Control code
29767660
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 336 pages
Isbn
9780963247612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(WaOLN)1588509

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