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Great Negroes, past and present, by Russell L. Adams. Illustrated by Eugene Winslow. Edited by David P. Ross, Jr.

By: Adams, Russell L.
Contributor(s): Winslow, Eugene [illus.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chicago, Afro-Am Pub. Co., 1969Edition: 3d ed.Description: ix, 212 p. illus. (part col.), maps (part col.), ports. (part col.) 29 cm.ISBN: 0910030073; 9780910030076.Subject(s): African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Blacks -- Africa -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 920
Contents:
I. Our African Heritage: out of the mists of time...a new song. Piankhy -- Antar -- Sonni Ali -- Askia the Great -- Abram Hannibal -- Chaka -- Gustavus Vassa -- Jacques Eliza Jean Captein -- Joseph Cinque -- Menelik II -- II. Early American History: heralds of a new day. Estavanico -- L'Ouverture -- Crispus Attucks -- Peter Salem -- Oliver Cromwell -- Benjamin Banneker -- Jean Baptiste Point De Sable -- Prince Hall -- Paul Cuffe -- James Forten -- Denmark Vesey -- David Walker -- Nat Turner -- William Still -- Harriet Tubman -- Sojourner Truth -- Frederick A. Douglass -- III. From the Civil War Forward: they lift their heads high. James P. Beckwourth -- Alexander Crummell -- Robert Smalls -- Hiram Revels -- Blanche K. Bruce -- Robert B. Elliot -- Richard H. Cain -- John R. Lynch -- Jefferson Long -- John Mercer Langston -- James T. Rapier -- Ebenezer D. Bassett -- James Lewis -- Henry Highland Garnet -- John H. Smythe -- James Monroe Trotter -- Jonathan J. Wright -- George W. Williams -- Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback -- IV: Science and Industry: and they studied man and nature. Elijah McCoy -- Norbert Rillieux -- Jan Ernst Matzeliger -- Granville T. Woods -- Garrett A. Morgan -- Martin R. Delany -- Matthew A. Henson -- George Washington Carver -- Daniel Hale Williams -- Ernest E. Just -- Ulysses Grant Dailey -- Charles Drew -- Percy Julian -- Theodore K. Lawless -- V. Business Pioneers: having been faithful with a few talents. John B. Russwurm -- William Whipper -- William Leidesdorff -- John Jones -- Isaac Myers -- John Merrick -- Madame C. J. Walker -- Maggie L. Walker -- Jesse Binga -- Anthony Overton -- Robert S. Abbott -- Robert L. Vann -- Frank L. Gillespie -- C. C. Spaulding -- Claude A. Barnett -- A. G. Gaston -- John H. Johnson -- Paul R. Williams -- VI. Religion: a balm in Gilead. Martin De Porres -- Thomas Paul -- Augustus Tolton -- Richard Allen -- Daneil Alexander Payne -- James Augustine Healy -- Henry McNeal Turner -- John Jasper -- Adam Clayton Powell, Sr. -- Howard Thurman --
VII. Leaders and Spokesmen: voices for the multitude. Benjamin "Pap" Singleton -- Ida B. Wells -- William Monroe Trotter -- Colonel Charles Young -- Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. -- Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. -- John Hope -- Marcus A. Garvey -- Oscar DePriest -- Arthur Mitchell -- J. Finley Wilson -- Mary Church Terrell -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- A. Philip Randolph -- Walter Francis White -- Whitney M. Young -- Charles Houston -- Thurgood Marshall -- Ralph J. Bunche -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Edward W. Brooke -- Malcolm X -- Robert C. Weaver -- VIII. Education: they carried the lamp. William Scarborough -- William J. Simmons -- Booker T. Washington -- W. E. B. DuBois -- Arthur Schomburg -- Alain L. Locke -- Carter G. Woodson -- Charles S. Johnson -- Mordecai Johnson -- Benjamin E. Mays -- John Hope Franklin -- IX. Literature: tellers of troubled times. Phyllis Wheatley -- Alexander Pushkin -- Alexandre Dumas -- Charles Waddell Chesnutt -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Claude McKay -- Countee Cullen --James Weldon Johnson -- Richard Wright -- Langston Hughes -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Arna Bontemps -- X. The Theater; and the world's a stage. Ira Aldridge -- Charles Gilpin -- Bert Williams -- Richard B. Harrison -- Frank Silvera -- Canada Lee -- Ethel Waters -- Katherine Dunham -- Sidney Poitier -- XI. Music: lift every voice and sing. George P. Bridgetower -- Samuel Coleridge-Taylor -- James Bland -- Blind Lemon Jefferson -- Harry T. Burleigh -- Nathaniel Dett -- W. C. Handy -- William Grant Still -- William L. Dawson -- Paul Robeson -- Roland Hayes -- Dean Dixon -- Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong -- Duke Ellington -- Marian Anderson -- Ulysses Kay -- Leontyne Price -- XII: Visual Art: every eye a witness. Robert Duncanson -- Edward M. Bannister -- Henry Ossawa Tanner -- Edmonia Lewis -- Horace Pippin -- Malvin Gray Johnson -- Richmond Barthe -- Jacob Lawrence -- Marion Perkins -- Charles White -- Charles Alston -- Geraldine McCullough -- Richard H. Hunt -- E. Simms Campbell -- Gordon Roger Parks.
Summary: Brief one- or two-page biographies of important Negroes from ancient to modern times and from many professions including science, education, art, music, and religion.
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E185.96 .A4 1972 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100165067

Brief one- or two-page biographies of important Negroes from ancient to modern times and from many professions including science, education, art, music, and religion.

Bibliography: p. 207-208.

I. Our African Heritage: out of the mists of time...a new song. Piankhy -- Antar -- Sonni Ali -- Askia the Great -- Abram Hannibal -- Chaka -- Gustavus Vassa -- Jacques Eliza Jean Captein -- Joseph Cinque -- Menelik II -- II. Early American History: heralds of a new day. Estavanico -- L'Ouverture -- Crispus Attucks -- Peter Salem -- Oliver Cromwell -- Benjamin Banneker -- Jean Baptiste Point De Sable -- Prince Hall -- Paul Cuffe -- James Forten -- Denmark Vesey -- David Walker -- Nat Turner -- William Still -- Harriet Tubman -- Sojourner Truth -- Frederick A. Douglass -- III. From the Civil War Forward: they lift their heads high. James P. Beckwourth -- Alexander Crummell -- Robert Smalls -- Hiram Revels -- Blanche K. Bruce -- Robert B. Elliot -- Richard H. Cain -- John R. Lynch -- Jefferson Long -- John Mercer Langston -- James T. Rapier -- Ebenezer D. Bassett -- James Lewis -- Henry Highland Garnet -- John H. Smythe -- James Monroe Trotter -- Jonathan J. Wright -- George W. Williams -- Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback -- IV: Science and Industry: and they studied man and nature. Elijah McCoy -- Norbert Rillieux -- Jan Ernst Matzeliger -- Granville T. Woods -- Garrett A. Morgan -- Martin R. Delany -- Matthew A. Henson -- George Washington Carver -- Daniel Hale Williams -- Ernest E. Just -- Ulysses Grant Dailey -- Charles Drew -- Percy Julian -- Theodore K. Lawless -- V. Business Pioneers: having been faithful with a few talents. John B. Russwurm -- William Whipper -- William Leidesdorff -- John Jones -- Isaac Myers -- John Merrick -- Madame C. J. Walker -- Maggie L. Walker -- Jesse Binga -- Anthony Overton -- Robert S. Abbott -- Robert L. Vann -- Frank L. Gillespie -- C. C. Spaulding -- Claude A. Barnett -- A. G. Gaston -- John H. Johnson -- Paul R. Williams -- VI. Religion: a balm in Gilead. Martin De Porres -- Thomas Paul -- Augustus Tolton -- Richard Allen -- Daneil Alexander Payne -- James Augustine Healy -- Henry McNeal Turner -- John Jasper -- Adam Clayton Powell, Sr. -- Howard Thurman --

VII. Leaders and Spokesmen: voices for the multitude. Benjamin "Pap" Singleton -- Ida B. Wells -- William Monroe Trotter -- Colonel Charles Young -- Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. -- Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. -- John Hope -- Marcus A. Garvey -- Oscar DePriest -- Arthur Mitchell -- J. Finley Wilson -- Mary Church Terrell -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- A. Philip Randolph -- Walter Francis White -- Whitney M. Young -- Charles Houston -- Thurgood Marshall -- Ralph J. Bunche -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Edward W. Brooke -- Malcolm X -- Robert C. Weaver -- VIII. Education: they carried the lamp. William Scarborough -- William J. Simmons -- Booker T. Washington -- W. E. B. DuBois -- Arthur Schomburg -- Alain L. Locke -- Carter G. Woodson -- Charles S. Johnson -- Mordecai Johnson -- Benjamin E. Mays -- John Hope Franklin -- IX. Literature: tellers of troubled times. Phyllis Wheatley -- Alexander Pushkin -- Alexandre Dumas -- Charles Waddell Chesnutt -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Claude McKay -- Countee Cullen --James Weldon Johnson -- Richard Wright -- Langston Hughes -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Arna Bontemps -- X. The Theater; and the world's a stage. Ira Aldridge -- Charles Gilpin -- Bert Williams -- Richard B. Harrison -- Frank Silvera -- Canada Lee -- Ethel Waters -- Katherine Dunham -- Sidney Poitier -- XI. Music: lift every voice and sing. George P. Bridgetower -- Samuel Coleridge-Taylor -- James Bland -- Blind Lemon Jefferson -- Harry T. Burleigh -- Nathaniel Dett -- W. C. Handy -- William Grant Still -- William L. Dawson -- Paul Robeson -- Roland Hayes -- Dean Dixon -- Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong -- Duke Ellington -- Marian Anderson -- Ulysses Kay -- Leontyne Price -- XII: Visual Art: every eye a witness. Robert Duncanson -- Edward M. Bannister -- Henry Ossawa Tanner -- Edmonia Lewis -- Horace Pippin -- Malvin Gray Johnson -- Richmond Barthe -- Jacob Lawrence -- Marion Perkins -- Charles White -- Charles Alston -- Geraldine McCullough -- Richard H. Hunt -- E. Simms Campbell -- Gordon Roger Parks.

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