The Resource African Americans on Martha's Vineyard : from enslavement to presidential visit, Thomas Dresser, (ebook)

African Americans on Martha's Vineyard : from enslavement to presidential visit, Thomas Dresser, (ebook)

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African Americans on Martha's Vineyard : from enslavement to presidential visit
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African Americans on Martha's Vineyard
Title remainder
from enslavement to presidential visit
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Thomas Dresser
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Language
eng
Summary
African Americans of Martha's Vineyard have an epic history. From the days when slaves toiled away in the fresh New England air, through abolition and Reconstruction and continuing into recent years, African Americans have fought arduously to preserve a vibrant culture here. Discover how the Vineyard became a sanctuary for slaves during the Civil War and how many blacks first came to the island as indentured servants. Read tales of the Shearer Cottage, a popular vacation destination for prominent blacks from Harry T. Burleigh to Scott Joplin, and how Martin Luther King Jr. vacationed here as well. Venture through the Vineyard with local tour guide Thomas Dresser and learn about people such as Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates and President Barack Obama, who return to the Vineyard for respite from a demanding world
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Midwest
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Dresser, Tom
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305.896/07304494
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no index present
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Martha's Vineyard (Mass.)
  • Martha's Vineyard (Mass.)
  • Martha's Vineyard (Mass.)
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adult
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African Americans on Martha's Vineyard : from enslavement to presidential visit, Thomas Dresser, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781614230533
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11509698
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remote
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11509698
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MWT11509698
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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African Americans on Martha's Vineyard : from enslavement to presidential visit, Thomas Dresser, (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
9781614230533
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509698
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509698
System control number
MWT11509698
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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