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Author Coleman, Evelyn, 1948-

Title The riches of Oseola McCarty / Evelyn Coleman ; illustrated by Daniel Minter.

Publication Info. Morton Gorve, Ill. : Albert Whitman, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, McMahon Wintonbury Library - Children's Department  J-B MCCARTY c.2  Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  JB MCCARTY    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Jefferson Branch - Children's Department  J92 MCCARTY    Check Shelf
Description 48 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 48).
Summary A brief biography of Oseola McCarty, a hard-working washer woman who, without a formal education herself, donated a portion of her life savings to the University of Southern Mississippi to endow a scholarship fund for needy students.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.5 1.0 34808.
Subject McCarty, Oseola -- Juvenile literature.
McCarty, Oseola.
University of Southern Mississippi -- Benefactors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women benefactors -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Scholarships -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Laundresses -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Hattiesburg (Miss.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Minter, Daniel, illustrator.
ISBN 0807569615 hardcover
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