The Black West : a documentary and pictorial history of the African American role in the westward expansion of the United States
Title
The Black West : a documentary and pictorial history of the African American role in the westward expansion of the United States

Author
Katz, William Loren.

ISBN
9780767912310

Publication Information
New York : Harlem Moon/Broadway Books, c2005.

Physical Description
xvi, 318 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.

General Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 1971.

Contents
Indians and Africans in the age of exploration -- Trappers, guides, and mountain men -- Going West -- Slavery on the frontier -- Expansion and war: crisis years -- California -- The cowhands -- Exodus to Kansas -- The Buffalo Soldiers -- Oklahoma -- Black women of the last frontier -- Empire: Buffalo Soldiers abroad -- A black West in white America.

Subject Term
African Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History.
 
African Americans -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
 
African American pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History.
 
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)

Geographic Term
West (U.S.) -- History.
 
West (U.S.) -- Biography.


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R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)Book978 KAT11Nonfiction Collection