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Black women of the Old West

by William Loren Katz

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Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • African American women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam Loren Katz.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.925 .K375 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 84 p. :
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1278233M
      ISBN 100689319444
      LC Control Number95009969
      OCLC/WorldCa32166565

      Black women were always part of America's westward expansion. Some escaped slavery to live with the Native Americans, while others traveled west after the Civil War to settle the new lands. They came as servants and as independent pioneers struggling to make a life in the wilderness. Brief text and extraordinary photos record many of the black women who went West to find a new life for.   Black women are making meaning through story and rediscovery in , as evidenced by the many memoirs, essay collections, and criticisms being published this Home Country: US.

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      Frontier Women-- Movers & Shakers of the West Frontier Art, Books about Women in the West, and Old West Photos Pearl Hart: First Known Female Stage Robber In Arizona Territory After being captured for the stage robbery, she said that she "would never consent to be tried under a law she or her sex had no voice in making, or to which a woman had.   Buy a cheap copy of Black Women of the Old West book by William Loren Katz. Black women were always part of America's westward expansion. Some escaped slavery to live with the Native Americans, while others traveled west after the Civil War Free shipping over $/5(1).


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Black women of the Old West by William Loren Katz Download PDF EPUB FB2

African American Women of the Old West profiles ten incredible women overlooked in most history books—including Biddy Mason, a slave who fought for her family’s freedom; Elizabeth Thorn Scott Flood, a teacher determined to educate black children and aid them in leading better lives; and the mysterious Mary Ellen Pleasant, a civil rights /5(42).

This is an excellent book for anyone interested in the Old West, in Black History, or Women's history. That includes Women's Studies, Black Studies in colleges and high schools, and Youth classes in Sunday Schools.

It is especially useful in helping children to realize that the "taming of the west" wasn't just a caucasion or male by: 5. I picked up this book for several reasons: 1) I am a big history buff and have been on a kick to read about notorious individuals of the Old West for the last few years, 2) I love reading about strong historical women, and 3) never have I ever come across a book about African-American women of the Old West/5.

Alice O'Neil writes about "Black Women of the Old West" for the "Los Angeles Features Syndicate": "This book traces how African American women challenged white bigotry, labored to create new lives and ultimately helped to transform sparse frontier settlements into thriving [western] states"/5(8).

Dr. Leroy Vaughn, MD, MBA, Historian has a great chapter in his book BLACK PEOPLE AND THEIR PLACE IN WORLD HISTORY called “Black Women Of The Old West”, where he introduces Biddy Bridget Mason. The Black West: A Documentary and Pictoral History of the African American Role in the Westward Expansion of the United States.

This entirely new edition of a famous classic has glorious new photographs—many never seen before—as Black women of the Old West book as revised text that deepens our understanding of the vital role played by African-American men and women on our early frontiers. While the quintessential Old West “cowboy” is White in most imaginations, in fact there were Black pioneers in the west during the wild days (usually dated mids till the end of the century).

According to wikipedia, thousands of Black men and women lived in mostly segregated communities in the West, but participated in all parts of.

2. Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga "A modern classic in the African literary canon and voted in the Top Ten Africa's Best Books of the 20th Century, this novel brings to the politics of decolonization theory the energy of women's rights. An extraordinarily well-crafted work, this book is a work of : Quianna Lewis.

“Black Women of the Old West, a coffee-table size book with more than a hundred pictures, unfurls the saga of African American women who rode the wilderness trails throughout the old West and turned up on every books of William Loren Katz will interest and excite your children and offer important history they won’ learn about.

Black women were always part of America's westward expansion. Some escaped slavery to live with the Native Americans, while others traveled west after the Civil War to settle the new lands. They came as servants and as independent pioneers struggling to make a life in the wilderness.

Brief text and extraordinary photos record many of the black women who went West to find a new life for 5/5(1). Dr. Leroy Vaughn, MD, MBA, Historian has a great chapter in his book BLACK PEOPLE AND THEIR PLACE IN WORLD HISTORY called “Black Women Of The Old West”, where he introduces Biddy Bridget Mason (), Clara Brown () and Mary Ellen Pleasant ().Author: Nayer.

Get this from a library. Black women of the Old West. [William Loren Katz] -- Pioneers of the slave era in California, Colorado, Kansas, Texas, Nevada, Oklahoma, Washington, Montana, North and South Dakota, and the Southwest, with special emphasis on Dred and Harriet Scott.

PHOTOS OF OLD WEST YOU MUST SEE PART II - Duration: HISTORIC FACTS 14, views. Vintage Feminine Black Women - Duration: Golden views. Harlem Stories part 4. Black Women of the Old West is a groundbreaking look at a forgotten population of western settlers -- African American women. He traces how these women challenged white bigotry, labored to create new lives, and ultimately helped transform sparse settlements into thriving states.".

Black Women of the Old West – William Loren Katz () Posted on Ma by lizipaulk A literary friend of mine lent me this rather fascinating coffee table book featuring the role of black (African American) pioneers in the old cowboy Wild West.

Black women had to work just as hard as black men to make their way out West. Mary Fields, born a slave in a log cabin in Tennessee, went west inwhen she was 52 years old.

She ended up in Cascade, Montana, with the nuns for whom she worked. “An honest, compelling, surprising, and vastly reassuring book about the spiritual life of women This landmark book is spiritual precisely because it is authentic.”—Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., author of Minding the Body, Mending the MindWith a foreword by.

The women of the west books do not follow a single character like many of her book series and can be read in any order one prefers. The books do however, remain in the sitting of the pioneer era describing the challenges and how life was like during those times.

A serviceable text and wonderful black-and-white photographs of 19th-century and early 20th century black women document all but forgotten players in the landscape of the western states and territories. Katz (Breaking the Chains,etc.) divides his book into two sections—``Pioneers of the Slave Era'' and ``Westward to Freedom''&#;presenting the accounts of some of the African.

The story of ten African-American women is reconstructed from historic documents found in century-old archives. The ten remarkable women in Black Women of the Old West were all born beforesome were slaves, some were free, and some lived both ways during their : Tricia Martineau Wagner.

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a wholly owned subsidiary of Black. Despite what you might have seen in movies, the American West was settled by a large portion of freed slaves. In the s and s, as many as 25 percent of cowboys in the Old West were black cowboys.

Freed slaves headed west to Author: William Delong.From the book BLACK PEOPLE AND THEIR PLACE IN WORLD HISTORY by Dr.

Leroy Vaughn, MD, MBA, Historian: From the chapter After Independence - Section - Black Women of the Old West "Although our novels and movies are filled with heroes from the old west, African American heroes are virtually never : Nayer.