The Resource African Americans in Covington, (ebook)

African Americans in Covington, (ebook)

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African Americans in Covington
Title
African Americans in Covington
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Language
eng
Summary
Covington is the seat of St. Tammany Parish government and sits north of Lake Pontchartrain in the New Orleans metropolitan area. Records from 1727 show 11 Africans on the north shore. One person of African descent was present at the founding of Covington on July 4, 1813. Most African Americans in antebellum Covington were slaves, with a modest number of free people, all of whom covered nearly every occupation needed for the development and sustenance of a heavily forested region. For more than 200 years in Covington, African Americans transformed their second-class status by grounding themselves in shared religious and social values. They organized churches, schools, civic organizations, benevolent societies, athletic associations, and businesses to address their needs and to celebrate their joys
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Midwest
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1952-
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Baham, Eva Semien
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • African Americans
  • African American families
  • African American schools
  • Covington (La.)
  • Covington (La.)
Target audience
adult
Label
African Americans in Covington, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781439651650
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509921
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remote
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11509921
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MWT11509921
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
African Americans in Covington, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439651650
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509921
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509921
System control number
MWT11509921
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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