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Author Hoobler, Dorothy.

Title The African American family album / Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler ; introduction by Phylicia Rashad.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, [1995]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  305.896 HOOBLER    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  973 HOOBLER    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Reference Material  REF 973.0496 HOO    In-Library Use Only
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Reference Material  REF. 973.0496 H776A    In-Library Use Only
Description 127 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Series American family albums
Hoobler, Dorothy. American family albums.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 123) and index.
Summary Presents a collection of the memories and experiences of a people who were first Africans, then slaves, and finally Afro-Americans.
Contents Homeland. Life in Africa ; A Griot speaks -- The middle passage. Captured ; A voyage of horrors -- Slavery. Explorers and pioneers ; Slave life ; Free during slavery ; Escapes and rebellions ; Emancipation -- A new life. Farming in the South ; Pioneering in the West ; Jim Crow ; The great migration -- Moving up. The promised land ; Neighborhoods ; Family ; Religion ; Schools -- "We shall overcome" The Civil Rights movement ; Sports ; Entertainment and media ; Celebrating the heritage ; The Mason family -- African American timeline.
Subject African American families -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Hoobler, Thomas.
ISBN 0195094603 trade ed.
9780195094602 trade ed.
0195081285 library
9780195081282 library
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