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Negroes in the early West / by Olive W. Burt ; illustrated by Lorence F. Bjorklund.

By: Burt, Olive Woolley, 1894-1981.
Contributor(s): Bjorklund, Lorence F [ill.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Messner, c1969Description: 96 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0671321455; 9780671321451.Subject(s): African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Frontier and pioneer life -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 978 | 920
Contents:
Explorers: Estevanico -- York -- Jacob Dodson. Mountain men: James P. Beckwourth -- Edward Rose. Founders of cities: Jean Pointe de Sable -- George W. Bush -- Benjamin "Pap" Singleton. Businessmen: William Alexander Leidesdorff -- Hiram Young. Soldiers: Henry Johnson -- Emanuel Stance -- Clifton Greavfers. Cowboys: Bose Ikard. Women: Mammy Pleasant -- Mary Fields.
Summary: Brief biographies of thirteen Negro men and two women who were among the first explorers, trappers, soldiers, businessmen, cowboys, and settlers in the "early West."
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CML Dewey University of Texas At Tyler
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978 B973N (Browse shelf) Available 0000101218402

Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-92) and index.

Brief biographies of thirteen Negro men and two women who were among the first explorers, trappers, soldiers, businessmen, cowboys, and settlers in the "early West."

Explorers: Estevanico -- York -- Jacob Dodson. Mountain men: James P. Beckwourth -- Edward Rose. Founders of cities: Jean Pointe de Sable -- George W. Bush -- Benjamin "Pap" Singleton. Businessmen: William Alexander Leidesdorff -- Hiram Young. Soldiers: Henry Johnson -- Emanuel Stance -- Clifton Greavfers. Cowboys: Bose Ikard. Women: Mammy Pleasant -- Mary Fields.

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