The Resource Untold glory : african americans in pursuit of freedom, opportunity, and achievement, Alan Govenar, (electronic resource)

Untold glory : african americans in pursuit of freedom, opportunity, and achievement, Alan Govenar, (electronic resource)

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Untold glory : african americans in pursuit of freedom, opportunity, and achievement
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Untold glory
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african americans in pursuit of freedom, opportunity, and achievement
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Alan Govenar
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eng
Summary
Untold Glory offers a fresh perspective on one of the most fundamental elements of American history'the conquest of new frontiers. In twenty-seven fascinating first-person accounts, African Americans from different eras, backgrounds, and occupations explore and reflect on the meaning of frontier, both literally and metaphorically. This collection chronicles the search for freedom and opportunity and the achievement of success in a wide variety of fields. The contributors all pushed beyond self-imposed or culturally enforced boundaries to pursue their dreams and ambitions. They include Mark Dean, an IBM vice president and member of the Inventors Hall of Fame, who holds three of the original patents upon which the personal computer is based; the civil-rights attorney Oliver W. Hill, one of the architects of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case; the classical pianist and museum founder Josephine Love; and L. Douglas Wilder, the grandson of slaves who became the first African American governor of Virginia. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and featuring an incisive introduction by Alan Govenar, Untold Glory is both an important addition to the field of African American history and an engaging, eye-opening look at some of the nation's most daring, innovative, and influential pioneers
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Govenar, Alan
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920.009296/073
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LC call number
E185.96
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unknown
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  • African Americans
  • Successful people
  • Creative ability
  • Interviews
  • Oral history
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • African Americans
  • Creative ability
  • Interviews
  • Oral history
  • Successful people
  • United States
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Untold glory : african americans in pursuit of freedom, opportunity, and achievement, Alan Govenar, (electronic resource)
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Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed January 23, 2014)
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9780307492418
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EB00153153
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07E9AE67-EB47-4D1A-A970-16C2490CB97D
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(OCoLC)869470659
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Untold glory : african americans in pursuit of freedom, opportunity, and achievement, Alan Govenar, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed January 23, 2014)
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unknown
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn869470659
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unknown
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1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307492418
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00153153
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
Stock number
07E9AE67-EB47-4D1A-A970-16C2490CB97D
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(OCoLC)869470659

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