The Resource Cherished memories : snapshots of life and lessons from a 1950s New Orleans Creole village, (ebook)

Cherished memories : snapshots of life and lessons from a 1950s New Orleans Creole village, (ebook)

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Cherished memories : snapshots of life and lessons from a 1950s New Orleans Creole village
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Cherished memories
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snapshots of life and lessons from a 1950s New Orleans Creole village
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eng
Summary
CHERISHED MEMORIES takes a memorable journey back to New Orleans of the 1950s. Professor Beverly Jacques Anderson shares stories from her childhood and from her elementary school classmates, providing a fascinating look at the experience of growing up in the Creole culture of the Seventh Ward of New Orleans. This culture indelibly shaped the character, personality, and aspirations of Anderson and her elementary school classmates, many of whom became hard working, family-oriented, service oriented, productive, self-assured citizens. Creole culture in the Seventh Ward was rooted in close family ties, hard work, creativity, high expectations, independence, the Golden Rule, Catholicism, shared language/manner of speaking, and a shared sense of belonging to a unique community. Teachers, parents, and principals all African Americans valued education and set high standards for student achievement. According to interviews with twelve of the author's classmates, these beliefs, along with the unwavering support of parents and teachers, helped to produce competitive individuals in all walks of life. The Creole culture was also rooted in racial, ethnic, and religious segregation that affected individuals in surprising ways. Anderson also examines the history of public and Catholic education for children of color in the Seventh Ward of New Orleans and addresses the impact of the school on the community and vice versa. Explore this fascinating community and its educational history with Cherished Memories
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Midwest
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Anderson, Beverly Jacques
Dewey number
920.0092
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Creoles
  • Electronic books
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Public schools
  • Catholic schools
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adult
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Cherished memories : snapshots of life and lessons from a 1950s New Orleans Creole village, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781462003198
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12070814
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remote
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12070814
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MWT12070814
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Cherished memories : snapshots of life and lessons from a 1950s New Orleans Creole village, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462003198
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12070814
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12070814
System control number
MWT12070814
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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