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Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: Here is the riveting dual biography of two little-known but extraordinary men in Civil War history George E. Stephens and James Henry Gooding. These Union soldiers not only served in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry, the well-known black regiment, but were also war correspondents who published eyewitness reports of the battlefields. Their dispatches told the truth of their lives at camp, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, An Imprint of Highlights 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973.7 SHE

Cole, Alyssa

Summary: "An assassination plot that could end the Civil War, and a hidden enemy that could destroy a secret league of unsung heroes ... Daniel Cumberland, born free in Massachusetts, studied law with dreams of helping his people--dreams that died the night he waskidnapped and sold into slavery. Daniel is rescued, but he's a changed man. When he's offered entry into the Loyal League, the covert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Summary: "An incisive and illuminating analysis of the enduring legacy of the post-Civil War period known as Reconstruction--a comprehensive story of Black Americans' struggle for human rights and dignity and the failure of the nation to fulfill its promises of freedom, citizenship, and justice"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 MAK

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2007

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Gates, Henry Louis

Summary: "A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain on the American mind. The abolition of slavery in the aftermath of the Civil War is a familiar story, as is the civil rights revolution that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 GAT

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 GAT

Gates, Henry Louis

Summary: "A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain on the American mind. The abolition of slavery in the aftermath of the Civil War is a familiar story, as is the civil rights revolution that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 0000

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT 973 GAT

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Cecelski, David S.

Summary: "Abraham H. Galloway (1837-70) was a fiery young slave rebel, radical abolitionist, and Union spy who rose out of bondage to become one of the most significant and stirring black leaders in the South during the Civil War. Throughout his brief, mercurial life, Galloway fought against slavery and injustice. He risked his life behind enemy lines, recruited black soldiers for the North, and fought...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GALLOWAY, ABRAHAM Cecelski

Stahr, Walter

Summary: "Walter Stahr, author of the ... bestseller Seward, now tells the amazing story of Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, the most powerful and controversial of the men close to the president. Stanton raised an army of a million men and directed it from his Washington telegraph office, with Lincoln often at his side. He arrested and imprisoned thousands for "war crimes," some serious and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Gooding, James Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7415 GOO

Shaw, Robert Gould

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.781 SHA

Love, Dorothy

Summary: "A novel of enduring friendship based on the true-life account of Mary Anna Curtis Lee, great-granddaughter of Martha Washington and wife of General Robert E. Lee, and Selina Norris Gray, a slave girl who became Mary's housekeeper and confidante"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LOV

Martin, Justin.

Summary: "In the shadow of the Civil War, a circle of radicals in a rowdy saloon changed American society and helped set Walt Whitman on the path to poetic immortality. Rebel Souls is the first book ever written about the colorful group of artists-- regulars at Pfaff's Saloon in Manhattan--rightly considered America's original Bohemians. Besides a young Whitman, the circle included actor Edwin Booth;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.3 Martin 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MAR

Egerton, Douglas R

Summary: Almost immediately after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, abolitionists began to call for the raising of black regiments. The South and most of the North responded with outrage. Southerners vowed to enslave black soldiers captured in battle, while many northerners claimed that blacks lacked the courage to fight. Yet Boston's Brahmins, always eager for a moral crusade,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 EGE

Dunbar, Erica Armstrong

Summary: An audio original collection of primary source documents written by 19th century Black women along with author Erica Armstrong Dunbar's own context, insights, and story-telling talent.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920.72 DUN

Keith, LeeAnna

Summary: "A history of antiracist and abolitionist activism in the Civil War-era Republican Party"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 KEI

Greenidge, Kerri

Summary: "This long-overdue biography reestablishes William Monroe Trotter's essential place next to Douglass, Du Bois, and King in the pantheon of American civil rights heroes. William Monroe Trotter (1872- 1934), though still virtually unknown to the wider public, was an unlikely American hero. With the stylistic verve of a newspaperman and the unwavering fearlessness of an emancipator, he galvanized...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Co. 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TROTTER, WILLIAM MONROE GRE

Hobkirk, Lori.

Summary: "Starting a successful business is not an easy task. It was even more difficult for a Black woman to accomplish this in the 1900s. Yet, this is what Madam C.J. Walker did"--Page 5.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAL

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